Fairdata services

Fairdata services are part of the digital preservation services of the Ministry of Education and Culture, Finland (“Minedu”). The Fairdata services support the research process and management of digital data with  some of the components described in the Framework for Open Science and Research. The Fairdata services consist of the following service components:

Read more about the service components.

Characteristics of the Fairdata services include:

  • Provides single sign-on services.
  • Provides secure storage and discoverability of research materials and associated metadata.
  • The metadata of all stored datasets and datasets harvested from other agreed sources will be published in the Etsin Research Data Finder, where the datasets have persistent identifiers and a landing page.
  • The Fairdata services provide support and advisory services associated with the storage and management of the datasets for the end users and utilising and potentially utilising organisations, and maintains specifications related to digital preservation.
  • The Fairdata services are managed according to the management model developed by Minedu.