The Library provides services to assist faculty and student researchers with using, managing, and sharing their data.
- Data management plans: help writing data management plans, particularly for grant proposals
- Data management audits: audits of your current data management practices to find gaps or problems
- Data management workshops: we can develop a workshop for a class, laboratory, research group, and other groups on specific aspects of data management.
- Data storage: systems to archive and provide access to your data
What is Data Management?
Data management covers all steps in the collection, processing, storing and sharing of research data, including:
- Processing and analyzing your data
- Visualizing and representing your data
- Verifying and documenting your data
- Metadata and data description
- Ethics and attribution of data
- Data curation and reuse
- Databases and data formats
- Data conversion and interoperability
- Data management and organization
- Data preservation
- Discovery and acquisition of data
The Library can help you with some of these issues, Academic & Research Computing can help with others. Please contact Michael Bowman for an initial consultation.