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UT Southwestern Research Data Repository Guide: Policies

General Policies

  • The UT Southwestern Research Data Repository is for the deposit of UT Southwestern researchers' data.
  • Eligible depositors include UT Southwestern faculty members, researchers, enrolled students, and university employees. An UT Southwestern username and password is required.
  • Depositors may only submit original work to which they hold the copyright or have permission to deposit and which to the best of their knowledge will not infringe upon anyone’s intellectual property rights.
  • Deposits should comply with the Texas Data Repository Policies.
  • Deposits must not include personally identifiable information or confidential information, as defined in the Texas Data Repository Terms of Use.
  • The default data usage license agreement is the Creative Commons Zero (“CC0”) Public Domain Dedication.
  • The data repository has a limit of 4GB per file uploaded in a dataset. If you would like to upload a file larger than 4GB, please contact


For further information on using the UT Southwestern Research Data Repository, please contact us at

For questions about the Data Management and Sharing (DMS) Policy, please contact