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Research Data Management: About Research Data Management

This guide is intended to assist researchers with data management and provide access to data management tools at services.

NOTE: Data Management Guide

This guide is currently being updated, as of Jan 2023. Please note that more information will be added as soon as possible. If you have questions, please contact Data Curation Specialist: 

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Research Data Sharing and Management Support

research data lifecycleThe Texas State University Libraries provides support for data management planning and sharing, open access and open data publishing, copyright and rights management which foster reproducibility and responsible research. 

This guide provides a number of resources including:

  • How to get Researcher Support at Texas State University
  • What research data management planning means and how plan accordingly
  • Information on data requirements for grant-funding agencies and publishers
  • An introduction to sharing data in the Dataverse Research Data repository
  • A Data Management Plan checklist and templates to help you get started
  • Guidance on best practices for managing, sharing, and citing research data

Research data is the recorded factual material commonly accepted in the scientific community as necessary to validate research findings. Research Data Management is the organization, management, publication, and preservation of the products of research.