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eSango is the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) gateway to various Data Repository Platforms which includes MediaTUM and Figshare as our primary data repositories that provides online workspaces for researchers and their students or research partners.  These platforms store and secure research data and ensures long term preservation that can be made private or public.  

The Repository Finder is an Enabling FAIR Data Project led by the American Geophysical Union (AGU) in partnership with DataCite and the Earth, space and environment sciences community, can help you find an appropriate repository to deposit your research data to be more visible within your field.

MediaTUM allows you to:

  • Upload documents and create a file structure
  • Index objects through metadata
  • Implement rights management for active data based on specific groups or individuals
  • Search within collections or all content
  • Select, export and/or edit documents
  • Collect and process primary data
  • Implement version control for active data or documents
  • Manage digital objects
  • Impose embargo restrictions on data or documents
  • Publish data and documents
  • Enable data citation