Press Releases - Technology for Researchers
Connotea Imports 2012-07-31
"figshare, a community-based open data platform for scientific research, today relaunches their website and underlying tool, offering additional functionality for users and unlimited public storage space. The project, founded and run by Mark Hahnel, was first launched in January 2011 and relaunches following support from Digital Science, a new division of Macmillan Publishers....The new site offers dramatically reduced upload time to mere seconds for all file formats, providing a citable, searchable endpoint for researchers. figshare offers unlimited storage space for data that is made publicly available on the site, and as of today is also offering 1GB of free storage space for users looking for a secure, private area to store their research. Users of the new site will maintain full control over the management of their research whilst benefiting from global access, version control and secure backups in the cloud...."