If you need to share potentially identifiable or sensitive data with external staff, please consider:
The recommended location for storing electronic research data is CloudStor, both during your research and post-project. The benefits of using CloudStor are that it is highly secure, automatically backed up daily and accessible remotely. The Cloud storage platform is designed for storing research data and sharing with external research collaborators. Access is available for all La Trobe staff, and can be shared with external users. It is appropriate for sensitive data, has a default quota of 1 TB of storage for each user and is easy to use.
- Online Research Notebook (LabArchives) which can be used by an individual researcher or research team to manage, store and link digital research data, including any type of file. This allows sharing with any external researcher. Further information can be found here: https://www.latrobe.edu.au/research-infrastructure/digital-research/software-and-tools/online-research-notebook
Non-sensitive data / De-identified data
For sharing deidentified or non-sensitive data, as well as the options above, you may also wish to consider:
- Open @ LaTrobe (OPAL) is a collaborative digital repository for researchers in both colleges, professional staff, and graduate researchers to store, share and publish their digital files. It accepts all forms of digital research outputs including audio, video, PDF, images, code, datasets, presentations and more. Please note that OPAL doesn't have a document editing function, and is designed for completed documents.