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Research Data Services

Research Data Services supports the research data management needs of faculty and students at the University of Washington. This includes help finding and accessing data, data management planning, data organization, reuse of data, data sharing and storage, data citation, and more.

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Tools for Researchers

UW provides support for a number of tools that can help you throughout the research lifecycle, such as DMPTool, Open Science Framework, various persistent identifiers, our institutional archive ResearchWorks, and more. UW also offers a number of storage options for your data.

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Best Practice and Education

Want to know more about the lifecycle of research data? Unsure of where to begin when it comes to understanding how and why data is so important to reproducibility and open science? The resources below will get you started. Don’t hesitate to contact us if you have questions; our services include data management consultations and lecture- or workshop-based education.

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Campus Support

There are multiple resources on campus to help researchers with data issues, including the Libraries, other departments, consultants for methodology and technical issues, and much more.


Learn more about the people behind UW Libraries Research Data Services and the Scholarly Communications and Publishing Department.

We facilitate the integration of data into the intellectual discovery process across disciplinary and organizational boundaries.

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