When thinking about data storage when conducting a research project keep in mind the 3-2-1 rule.
With multiple copies of data stored in multiple locations establishing a back-up protocol is essential. See the links below for resources on establishing back-up protocol.
It is important to know the difference between tools for data storage and tools for data sharing. Tools for data sharing like Dropbox and Google Docs are great for sharing data with colleagues and collaborators, but are not ideal for long-term data storage.
One of the elements of a strong data management plan is detailing what will happen to the data once the project is completed. The goal of many organizations have of mandating data management plans is also mandating data be accessible after a project is completed. Many publishers also now require the publication of data to support a paper.
When planning for the long-term storage of data, and making it accessible consider:
The repository you select to house your data will depend on your personal preferences, your field of study, where you are publishing your findings.
Faculty are welcome to deposit data in the FSU Digital Repository. The FSU Digital Repository was "established
If you are interested in storing data in a discipline specific repository check out the Open Access Directory