Research data is any information collected or produced during the course of research that can be used to validate original research findings. Data can include numerical information, measurements, recordings, textual documents, physical specimens, and more.
RDM (Research Data Management) is the management of data used or generated during the research process, with the goal of ensuring that the data is usable by future researchers for further research, analysis, and the validation of completed research.
Good RDM practices:
The library provides a variety of data services to help you manage your research data. Reach out to your liaison librarian for assistance or questions.
Our data services include
The library is one of many campus units that support research data management. See the list of ATSU Research Units below for links and more information. The Department of Research Support can provide consultations on the more technical aspects of research data management including assisting with local data storage, data visualization, and data analysis. Sponsored Programs support grant administration and compliance with regard to data sharing.