Figshare allows researchers to publish all of their research online in an easily citable, sharable, and discoverable manner. All file formats can be published, including videos and datasets. Creative commons licensing permits research to be easily shared while still allowing researchers to maintain ownership of their findings. Figshare gives users unlimited public space and 1GB of private storage space for free.
The figshare API enables other programs to make use of figshareâ€™s functionality and content. This API employs REST calls and can be accessed and used by anyone.