We can help you with your Research Data needs.
A data management plan or DMP, describes how research data will be generated, described, stored, and made accessible. DMPs are often required as part of grant proposals.
Basic components of a data management plan.
Templates and guidance for several of the sponsors requiring DMPs.
Schedule a consultation.
Resources to help make your data discoverable and reusable.
File and directory naming and organization, file re-naming utilities, and other tips.
Metadata standards and other ways to describe data to improve the discoverability and usability of your data.
Sensitive data elements and resources for working with sensitive data.
Data storage is an important aspect of your research both during and after your research project.
Recommended file formats for data.
Storage tips for your research data during your project.
Guidance for archiving data after your project using DigitalCommons@USU.
Many US Federal Agencies require you to deposit your data and publications in openly accessible repositories. USU has a process in place that tracks your progress and can offer you assistance throughout your award period.
Agency requirement for data deposit.
Agency's repository for publications, which includes agency tutorials when available.
Overview of the process to submit and update records with Sponsored Programs and the Library.
Resources and people to help you with data management.
Resources available at USU to help you manage your research data.
Online resources to learn more about managing research data.
Author identifier required by many publishers and funders.