Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Research data management

Find research data

Here you can find guidance for the search of research data for secondary analysis.

There are different ways to find research data for secondary analysis. You can search in a known repository, find appropriate data via journal articles (e.g. in a data journal), choose a suitable repository and search within this repository or use a search engine.


Search and find research data

B2FIND Data Search:

Creative Commons CC Search:

DataCite Metadata Search:

DataONE Search:

DataSearch from Elsevier:




Google Dataset Search:

Research Data Discovery Service of JISC:


You can also use - Registry of research data repositories. Via the local entries you reach datacentres relevant to your department, which offer research data for your secondary analysis.

You can go directly to search.