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Research Data Services: Data Needs Assessment

Assessing Your Data Management Needs

Research Data Services Group can assist you in determining your needs vis-a-vis the research data life cycle, from data collection, management, and analysis to preservation and archiving. We will meet with you to acquire a detailed view of where your are in the data management life cycle, using an established protocol for data curation.

  • efficiently and securely collect and store your data
  • document it using accepted metadata schemes
  • maintain version control
  • analyze it using the most appropriate techniques and tools
  • suggest repository or archive that will preserve your data and  increase the visibility and accessibility of of your research to other scholars in your field


Some of the tools we use include: