Repository: Zenodo

Full Name: Zenodo
Short Name (or Acronym):
Description: Built and developed by researchers, to ensure that everyone can join in Open Science.
Accepted Content Types: Journal Articles, Conference and Workshop Papers, Theses and Dissertations, Reports and Working Papers, Books, Chapters and Sections, Datasets, Preprints, Software and other research products
Certificate or Labels: It is an EC-Funded Research and partner with OpenAIRE-Nexus project
Closure Date:
Contact: Contact form
Disciplinary Scope: All scientific fields
Keywords: Repository, data, research, open science, equal,
Launch Date: 2011
Platform: Invenio
Platform Languages: English
Record Count: 1 905 864 records (in all categories)
Repository Type: International, across institutions
Service Pricing: None
Status: Open
Terms of Use: Yes
Last Update: 7/5/21
Accessibility of Conflict of Interest Procedures:
Business Model: Non Profit
Funding: Internal funding
Objectives: Accelerating Science. It is built and developed by researchers to ensure that everyone can join and share in Open Science.
Countries: <a href="">Switzerland</a>
Owner Full Name: European Organization for Nuclear Research
Owner Short Name: CERN
Owner URL:
Ownership Type: Research institute
Scientific Technical Committees:
User Committees:
Access to Content: Anyone may access full items free of charge
Access to Metadata: Anyone may access the metadata free of charge
Account Creation: Only needed for submission
Backups: Data files and metadata are backed up nightly and replicated into multiple copies in the online system.
Functional Description: Yes : in the bottom of the page
Interoperability: Yes via API
Metadata Formats: Yes : Metadata is exported in several standard formats such as MARCXML, Dublin Core, and DataCite Metadata Schema
Metadata Languages: English
Metadata Properties: Title, Author(s), Abstract, Publication Date, DOI, Keywords, Licence
Method for Reuse of Metadata: Openly available via API (JSON format).
Open Source: Yes
Permission for Re-use of Metadata: None
Persistence of Content:
Preservation Policy: In case of closure of the repository, best efforts will be made to integrate all content into suitable alternative institutional and/or subject based repositories.
Function Service Details
Bibliographic References Management Local function Yes : BibTeX, CSL, DataCite, Dublin Core, DCAT, JSON, JSON-LD, GeoJSON, MARCXML and Mendeley
Endorsement Episciences
Indexing/Search Local function Google Scholar indexes Zenodo pages (Platform not in direct control over how they index them)
Indexing/Search Google Scholar
Metrics Local function Statistics can be requested by the owner of a record or community, downloads per country is also available

Piwik/Matomo analytics
Text Mining Local function Yes
Academic Applicant Only?: No
Accepted Content Formats: All but PDF Preferred for papers
Accepted Content Languages: English is preferred but all languages are accepted.
Accepted Content Level: Research only
Accepted Supplementary Content: All formats are allowed - even preservation unfriendly. Total files size limit per record is 50GB. Higher quotas can be requested and granted on a case-by-case basis.
Associated Editor: No
Associated Journal: No
Availability of Associated Content: Material associated with preprint is hosted also by the platform. You can also associate your content with Github.
Journal Submission: Unrestricted
Licensing: You can chose any CC-By you want
Mechanisms to Report Concerns About Content: Email Administrator (check for the suppot contact form)
Mechanisms to Report Concerns About Plagiarism: Email Administrator (check for the suppot contact form)
Moderation: Content must not violate privacy or copyright, or breach confidentiality or non-disclosure agreements for data collected from human subjects. Content not considered to fall under the scope of the repository will be removed and associated DOIs issued by Zenodo revoked.
Peer Review Status Indication: No
Persistent Identifier: DOI
Remaining Indrawn Item: The reason for the withdrawal will be indicated on a tombstone page,
Text Embargo: No, only if the publisher imposes an embargo period
Time from Submission to Posting: Immediately available
Versioning Policy: Accepts new version. All version are archieved and visible for readers. A DOI representing the specific version of your record. A DOI representing all of the versions of your record.
Who can Deposit?: Anyone can post on the platform as long as the content is research. Only an account is required ( The creation of the account is free).
Withdrawal Authorisation: At Author's request or by the platform
Withdrawal Policy: Yes. Withdrawal is considered an exceptional action, which normally should be requested and fully justified by the original uploader. In any other circumstance reasonable attempts will be made to contact the original uploader to obtain consent. If the repository receives proof of copyright violation, the relevant item will be removed immediately. We have a one-month grace period for deletion of records, afterwards, it requires a valid justification for the removal of a record. A valid justification can, for instance, be a copyright infringement, exposure of data from human subjects, and/or spam records