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User Guide

  1. Get an introduction to the R&D Data Archive and why it was developed:
  2. Learn about the availability of research data, how to cite data used, and distribution liability information:
  3. Browse contents of archive and download data, metadata , and other important documents:
  4. Learn about all of the file formats used in the archive and how to use them in common applications:
  5. Learn about metadata, metadata standards, and tools available to generate metadata using the standards recommended by the archive:
  6. Obtain details and instructions for submitting data to the archive:
  7. Find answers to frequently asked questions and access definitions for terms used in archive:
  8. Contact the archive team with questions or concerns: