Resources on Research Data Management

Research data is:

  • Digital objects: such as text files, image files, sound files
  • Databases : structured collection of records or data stored in a computer system

The Office of Research Integrity defines research data as:

Any information or observations that are associated with a particular project, including experimental specimens, technologies, and products related to the inquiry.

How are you keeping track of your project data?
Is it in a format that other researchers can use?
Do you have a plan for how to manage your data?

Check out our guide on Research Data Management. It walks you through creating data management plans, metadata, as well as citing and storing your data. Additional questions? Email us at