FAIRsharing is here! From our first incarnation, BioSharing.org, which focussed on the life sciences, we are growing into FAIRsharing.org, to serve users across all disciplines.

Data sharing license and attribution, via the web and API

Except where otherwise noted, content on this site is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution and Share-alike (CC-BY-SA) International 4.0 license.

In addition, we request that any data taken from FAIRsharing, either by the API, scraping the site or other means, is attributed and cited appropriately. We request that a link and the FAIRsharing logo is presented next to the data taken from FAIRsharing.

FAIRsharing Logo
The code below may be used to create a link to our logo.

<img src="https://fairsharing.org/static/img/home/svg/FAIRsharing-logo.svg" alt="FAIRsharing Logo">

API Access

The FAIRsharing API is available at fairsharing.org/api, where Swagger documentation is provided. An API key is necessary to access the data. Please contact us via email with an outline of your data requirements to request a key. The API is a work is progress and this information will help us collect use cases and drive development of the API.

Search Engines

We encourage search engines to index FAIRsharing and provide mechanisms for this. We are also involved in the schema.org and the BioSchemas projects, extending the vocabulary of tags to annotate our content. We will mark up FAIRsharing content with these tags in the near future.

Screen Scraping

Please do not scrape the HTML page content. Much of the data is generated dynamically and is updated daily. Instead, please use our API or contact us directly and ask for a cut of the data. We're friendly and don't bite.