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Dryad is being utilized for the NEOMED community data repository. This guide will present the tools and contact information for support with submitting data to the Dryad community.

Getting Started with Dryad


Dryad & NEOMED

 NEOMED is an Institutional Member of the Dryad data repository, a platform that makes research data discoverable, freely reusable, and citable (.Dryad Data Repository | NC State University Libraries (  This means that you can submit data to Dryad at no cost to you. This is especially useful if you have a grant that requires you to share your data (NIH grants) or if you would like to make your data discoverable. 

If you have any questions on how to submit your data, please contact Dryad directly at 

Also, please note that you will need to be on the NEOMED campus or logged into the NEOMED VPN the first time you create an account with Dryad. Otherwise, your Dryad account will not be connected with your NEOMED affiliation and you may be asked to pay for the service instead of taking advantage of NEOMED's membership. 

For general questions about Dryad, please contact or 

About Dryad

Dryad is an open data publishing platform and a community committed to the open availability and routine re-use of all research data. NEOMED is a member of that community which enables NEOMED students, faculty, and staff to to take advantage of all that Dryad has to offer.

Dryad's vision is for a future in which the open availability and routine reuse of all research data enables the acceleration of discovery across domains and the translation of research into benefits for society worldwide. They advance that vision through their mission: to enable the open publication and routine reuse of all research data.

Dryad is constituted of a multi-stakeholder community of academic and research institutions, research funders, scholarly societies and publishers and is committed to leading in best practices for open data sharing and reuse. Dryad is a leader for the curation, open sharing and reuse of research data in all fields.

Dryad values responsibility, inclusion, openness and trustworthiness.  They are also a signatory to the Principles of Open Scholarly Infrastructure (POSI).  

See the below link for more in information about Dryad including their Code of conduct.

Dryad | Who we are (