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Data Management for Research: Home



Why manage research data?

→ To fulfill grant funding agency requirements

 To provide greater visibility for your research

 To enable easier collaboration and sharing

 To streamline data collection & findability in your lab or research group



We can help facilitate your research processes now, and also ensure long-term access to your research data.


• We provide:

 Assistance with developing data management plans for grant applications

→ Advice and support in data management, standards, documentation and organization to support reuse and preservation

 Access to Northeastern's Digital Repository Service for data storage, sharing, and reuse.



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Contact Jen

Jen Ferguson
270 Snell Library
617 373 3853

Getting started

General Guidance for Data Management

This site offers helpful tips on a host of data management topics, ranging from non-proprietary file formats to naming conventions to persistent identifiers to data documentation.

Research Funding

Working on a research proposal?

Managing your grant?

Our colleagues in the Office of Research Administration and Finance can help.