Publishing and sharing data

Uta's IT Administration will gladly help you with choosing and accessing the services best fit for your research needs. IT Administration also serves as a contact channel for CSC (Center for Science). We can also implement custom services, so don't hesitate to contact us if you didn't find what you were looking for! You can contact us by sending mail to

Services provided by IT Administration

  • Blogs and websites - More information (intra)
    Staff members, specialists, research groups, conferences, projects or and other similar people or communities can order a blog or website from Uta. The person responsible for the blog/website has to be a Uta staff member. The blogs are located at and the websites at and The publishing platform is WordPress. You can apply for a blog/website with this form.
  • Open Data -
    Uta's Open Data Service provides open data published by Uta free for everyone to use. The data is machine readable, free of charge and it can be used without restrictions. Data uploaded to Open Data can be browsed and used by everyone, but registering is required in order to upload data to the service.

National research services

  • AVAA -
    AVAA is an open data publishing platform for research data. Currently available applications on the platform allow users to e.g. study the spreading of pollution clouds.
  • Aila Data Service -
    The Aila Data Service provides access to data archived at the Finnish Social Science Data Archive. The data is available free of charge for registered users, according to access conditions set for each dataset.
  • B2FIND -
    B2FIND is a service for finding research materials using descriptive data, i.e. metadata.
  • B2SHARE -
    B2SHARE is a platform for browsing and publishing research data. The data uploaded to B2SHARE is open for everyone to utilize and browse. Registration is required for publishing research data on B2SHARE.
  • Etsin -
    Etsin is a research data finder that contains descriptive information – that is, metadata – on research datasets. The metadata stored in Etsin includes information on the author, subject, format and licensing of the dataset. The metadata of research data saved to Finnish Social Science Data Archive is automatically indexed to Etsin.