Data Storage and Tools



UNSW OneDrive & Teams

UNSW One Drive & Teams, part of our Microsoft Office365 capability, is suitable for most research projects and is a great way to store and share data during a project. For more information, please go to:

UNSW eNotebook

An electronic notebook (eNotebook) is a digital platform that is designed to replace traditional paper research notebooks and provide researchers with a digital, collaborative, note‑keeping tool. For more information please go to:

Data Archive

UNSW Data Archive is a non-delete system designed to help researchers meet their obligations for long term management of research data. For more information, please go to:

Research Electronic Data Capture (REDCap)

Research Electronic Data Capture (REDCap) is a widely used electronic data capture platform, designed to replace paper-based surveys and spreadsheet-based data capture systems. For more information please go to:


Qualtrics is an easy-to-use, web-based platform for creating and distributing online surveys and is appropriate for any discipline of study. For more information, please go to:

Jupyter Notebooks

A Jupyter notebook is an open source web application that enables the consolidation of narrative text (markdown), live code (Python, R, and F#) and visualisations onto a single, sharable notebook. At UNSW, Microsoft Azure Notebooks is the Jupyter notebook platform:

External storage resources

Some external resources suitable for research data and approved for storing of UNSW research data include:

  • Space.intersect – provided by Intersect  There is a cost to your project budget.  This can be cost-effective for certain types of projects and supports collaboration, virtual labs and access to computational services.
  • National data platforms -  these can be accessed directly or via Intersect and include and (see
  • There are specialist secure options for sensitive medical data – please seek advice
Contact us for help, advice and inquiries

The Research Technology Data Support team can provide

  • best practice advice
  • help with supported systems
  • large/sensitive data moves

Please contact us at: