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Managing Data from Your Research

***New This Semester***

This event is part of the Common Quandaries Workshops series and made available by the University Libraries Research Commons.

Date & Time: Tuesday, October 16th @ 12-1pm

Location: McKeldin 6107

Collecting data as you research and need a management plan? Interested in practical tips and resources for curating and preserving data?

Data Services Librarian David Durden will give you an introduction to the research data life cycle, an overview of data preservation concepts and methodology, and for a discussion of what qualifies as research data. Learn how data management applies to your research and hear tips on how to better prepare yourself to meet the challenges required from funding agencies for things like grant writing and research institutions.

Feel free to contact us if you have any questions or if you're interested in attending but can't make either scheduled session:

Registration: Register here.

Mastering Data Management Plans

Date & Time: TBD

Location: TBD

If you're submitting a grant proposal to a federal agency, you may have to include a data management or sharing plan with your proposal. Many journals require similar statements with manuscript submissions. This session will help you understand the typical requirements, design your plan, and deal with special situations. A Data Services Librarian from the University Libraries will give a presentation and answer your questions.

For more information, please email Research Data Services: Any schedule or room changes will be updated on this page. Please double-check before traveling to campus.

Request a workshop, presentation, or information session

If you would like a workshop or presentation at your lab, department, school, or college, please email us: We can customize a session to your field and interests. Topics can include data management, data curation and archiving, data sharing and publishing, and related activities. We welcome invitations from graduate student groups as well.