Research Data Curation

Learn more about Research Data Curation and get support for depositing data.

Meeting Publication and Grant Requirements

Do you need assistance meeting requirements for a grant or publication?


DMPTool

Create ready-to-use data management plans for grant applications using the DMPTool. See examples from UC San Diego NSF proposals. DMPTool

NIH Policy on Rigor

Get tips on how to meet the NIH requirement for rigor and reproducibility in grant applications. NIH Policy on Rigor

Managing Your Data

Read tips on following best practices for research data management.


Open Science Framework (OSF)

Manage and register your research projects while keeping your data where you want to keep it, with the OSF. Be sure to choose "Login through your Institution" so you can use your campus credentials. No need to create another account. Open Science Framework (OSF)

EZID

Create persistent identifiers (DOIs) for your data using EZID. EZID

ORCID

Create a researcher identifier to distinguish yourself from all other researchers using ORCID. ORCID

RDL-Share

Transfer large research data files to or from a collaborator anywhere in the world, with RDL-Share. RDL-Share

Working and Staging Storage at the Library

Put a copy of your data on a Library server that you and your UC San Diego collaborators can jointly access. Send email to research-data-curation@ucsd.edu.

Data Deposit

Do you have data you want to deposit, share, or preserve?


Consultation Request Form

Ready to deposit your data at the Library or just want to learn how it’s done? Complete the consultation request form to set up a meeting with members of the data curation team, or send an email to research-data-curation@ucsd.eduWe will work with you to help you enhance the discoverability and reusability of your data. Consultation Request Form

Digital Collections (DC)

Research data deposited at the Library for long term access and preservation is made publicly available through the UC San Diego Library Digital Collections. Digital Collections (DC)  

Digital Preservation

Safeguard your data in a geographically distributed preservation network with Chronopolis. Chronopolis

Registry of Research Data Repositories

Consult re3data.org, an external resource, for an extensive list of non-UC San Diego, discipline-specific repositories. Registry of Research Data Repositories

Training and Workshops

Learn more about data management best practices, creating Data Management plans, or foundational computing research skills. View Library Workshops.


Data Management

Data management training available for data management best practices and creating Data Management plans using the DMPTool.

Software Carpentry

Learn foundational research computing skills from certified Software Carpentry workshops that cover program design, version control, testing, and task automation.

Finding Research and Data Created at UC San Diego

Looking for data or research projects from UC San Diego?


Digital Collections (DC)

Search for research data generated by researchers at UC San Diego and deposited into the Library's Digital Collections. Digital Collections (DC)

Open Science Framework (OSF)

Search for research data and projects managed by researchers at UC San Diego in the Open Science Framework. Open Science Framework (OSF)

eScholarship

Share and discover the full range of productivity by UC departments, research units, publishing programs, and individual scholars/researchers associated with the University of California, at eScholarship. eScholarship

KNIT

Access the KNIT digital humanities platform. KNIT

Research Data Curation Program

Contact Us

Submit a consultation request or email us at research-data-curation@ucsd.edu.


Related Programs

Campus Research IT

Are you a researcher at UC San Diego looking for digital technology services on campus? Learn about Research IT Services, or email research-it@ucsd.edu.


Library Scholarly Communications

Increase access, reach, impact, and sustainability of your research and scholarship. Connect with Scholarly Communications at the Library. Email scholcomm@ucsd.edu to learn more or to arrange consultations about copyright and author rights, research impact, public access policies and new publishing opportunities