Borealis, the Canadian Dataverse Repository, is a bilingual, multidisciplinary, secure, Canadian research data repository, supported by academic libraries and research institutions across Canada. Borealis supports open discovery, management, sharing, and preservation of Canadian research data.
Learn more about the service, its partners, and the name change.
Available to any Full or Affiliate COPPUL member institution.
Affiliate membership is open to the library of any non-profit Canadian college or university. Membership inquiries are welcome--please contact email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pricing is primarily based on CRKN tiers.
Fees for non-CRKN banded institutions are based on student FTE.
|Type||CRKN banded||Non-CRKN banded||Storage allocation||Annual fee|
|Small||1-4||Up to 14 999 student FTE||1 TB||$1,000|
|Medium||5-8||15 000 or more student FTE||4 TB||$5,000|
If needed, additional Borealis storage is available on the Ontario Libraries Research Cloud at current OLRC rates.
The Borealis subscription term currently runs April 1 - March 31, but new participants are welcome throughout the year. Please contact Rebecca Dickson, Digital Preservation Coordinator, to initiate or discuss the sign-up process.
New subscribers will be provided with a short online sign-up form to complete. This collects information necessary for setting up and provisioning access to your Borealis instance. To support planning, we recommend providing this information at least 5-10 business days prior to your desired start date.
For more information, contact Rebecca Dickson, Digital Preservation Coordinator, at email@example.com.