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Hosting organisations
ACDH-CH - Austrian Centre for Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage
Responsible persons
Martina Trognitz

ARCHE (A Resource Centre for the HumanitiEs) is a service that offers stable and persistent hosting as well as the dissemination of digital research data and resources for the Austrian humanities community. ARCHE welcomes data from all humanities fields.

ARCHE’s primary mission is to provide easy and sustainable access to digital research data and resources for researchers in the humanities. To this end, it takes care of long term preservation of digital data, and promotes the use of open access and open data policies. Have a look at our Collection Policy to find out about the scope of ARCHE.

To support researchers in preparing their data for long term preservation, ARCHE offers a set of policies and standards as well as consulting.

As the successor of the Language Resources Portal (LRP), ARCHE is one of Austria’s connection points to the European network of CLARIN Centres.

ARCHE has embraced the FAIR Data Principles providing Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Reusable data and metadata.

ARCHE is a service offered by the ACDH-CH, a national centre of expertise founded with the intention to promote the change towards the digital paradigms in the humanities.

ARCHE was awarded the CoreTrustSeal in 2017, a core level certification for trustworthy data repository systems. To learn more, visit ARCHE has also been recognised as a service providing centre (B-Centre) by the European Research Infrastructure CLARIN.