Q. What is a dataverse? What is a dataset?

What is the difference between dataverse and dataset?


Dataverse is a container for datasets and other dataverses.  

Example of a school dataverse: https://researchdata.ntu.edu.sg/dataverse/SPMS

Example of a researcher dataverse: https://researchdata.ntu.edu.sg/dataverse/ydchong


Dataset is a container for your data files, documentation and codes. There is no limit to the size and number of folders and files that you can put under one dataset. Each dataset is assigned with a unique Digital Object Identifier (DOI).

Example of a dataset: https://doi.org/10.21979/N9/CVSM4Z 


  • Last Updated Apr 01, 2020
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  • Answered By OIKLS Research Data Management

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