Data and Data Sets

Data and Data Sets


These data sets were submitted for inclusion in DigitalCommons@URI by University of Rhode Island faculty and researchers. For more information on data management guidelines, see the URI Data Management LibGuide.

DigitalCommons@URI is open to all URI researchers and offers the following benefits for data deposit:

  • File size: Recommended up to 2GB; upper limit 10-20GB
  • Long-term preservation and storage
  • Any file type, but check with the Libraries for recommended practices for long-term preservation and accessibility
  • Public or private access
  • Convenient and fast consultation with a librarian
  • DOI creation and registration
  • If you are a URI researcher interested in depositing your data, please contact Harrison Dekker, Data Services Librarian,

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    Data Sets from 2018


    Comparative Assessment of Seaport Vulnerabilities to Climate Change: Pilot Study for North Atlantic Medium and High-Use Seaports, R. Duncan McIntosh, Austin Becker, and Elizabeth Layli Mclean

    Data Sets from 2017


    Comparing estimates of size-at-maturity and maximum body size made by fishers and scientists as indicators of potential overfishing, Elizabeth Layli Mclean and Graham E. Forrester

    Data Sets from 2014


    Teacher Motivations for Digital and Media Literacy in Turkey, Renee Hobbs and Sait Tüzel