Are Figshare items included in Google Dataset Search results?

Yes, Figshare items with the type dataset are included in Google Dataset Search results. This is achieved by including JSON-LD markup in the public item’s metadata HTML pages. For example, for the following markup is included:



You can test the JSON-LD markup of any public Figshare dataset using Google’s Structured Data testing tool. The general discoverability tips can help improve your dataset’s visibility in Google Dataset Search; don’t hesitate to contact us at if you spot any issues or require further information!