How to Make Your Data Open

How to Make Your Data Open

Open Data can be stored, archived or referenced through Pure. There are also several external services which provide data storage for Open Data.

Guide to uploading Data in Pure 

Our current guide is available here. There will be an update to follow.


Open Data Services

Open Access Directory
UK Data Service


Open Data Licensing

See here for information on Open Data Licensing.


Data Repositories

Available data repositories include


Lists of additional data repositories can be found at and


A repository finder tool is also available at


Where a suitable repository cannot be found and the dataset is small, users can deposit datasets in Pure. Guidance on how to add a dataset to Pure is available at “Add a Dataset.“