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COVID-19 Updates

Due to the University restriction on access to campus, our staff will be working from home. We will, usually, be available during our regular hours of 8am to 4pm. If you need help, your best option would be to email us ( with the details of your request and we will respond as soon as possible. If necessary, we can set up a virtual meeting using either MS Teams or Zoom.


The Office of Research Integrity and Protections has published guidelines for resuming in-person human subjects research. If you plan to conduct human subjects research, you are strongly encouraged to read these updates.

SU Libraries Research Data Services

SU Libraries offers a broad range of research data services related to the identification, collection, management, analysis, and curation of quantitative and qualitative research data. To contact the Research Data Services group, please send an email to

Data Management Planning

Many funding agencies, such as the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH), have requirements for data sharing and data management plans. Research Data Services can help you to put together such a plan to comply with the requirements.

Data Collection and Data Discovery

Research Data Services can provide consulting in research methods, study design, and questionnaire and interview design. We also provide assistance in locating and using freely available as well as proprietary quantitative, qualitative, and GIS data. 

Data Analysis

Research Data Services can assist you with quantitative and qualitative data analysis, use of software, especially SAS, Stata, SPSS, Qualtrics, and ArcGIS. Services include research methodology, instrument design, and data analysis.

Data Visualization

Research Data Services can help you identify data visualization and GIS tools and resources.

Data Curation

Research Data Services can assist you in identifying and finding appropriate repositories for your research data. SU Libraries are also able to generate and assign a permanent data identifier (DOI) to your datasets which allow for easy citation and attribution of your shared datasets.