DoIT Shared Tools - GitLab for Research

GitLab ( is a platform that supports collaborative research and the sharing of code in academia. The shared GitLab instance can be a useful tool for UW-Madison researchers and labs in the following ways:

Note: a UW-Madison NetID is required for access to GitLab.

If you want to use GitLab for research purposes, please contact the DoIT Shared Tools team for a needs analysis. A needs analysis will help the Shared Tools team make recommendations for things such as:

The shared instance of GitLab should not be used for:

If you have data storage needs that can't be addressed by GitLab, the Researcher Toolkit provides a resource list and best practices for storing research data.

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