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.
Available to any Full or Affiliate COPPUL member institution.
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|
The Borealis subscription term currently runs April 1 - March 31, but new participants are welcome throughout the year. Please contact Y.G. Rancourt, CDSN 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 Y.G. Rancourt, CDSN Coordinator, at email@example.com.