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Research Data Management

We can help you

Create a Data Management Plan

  • Easily create a data management plan for your next grant proposal using the DMPTool

Preserve & Publish Your Data

  • Publish your data in Dryad for preservation and discovery
  • Manage your paper or data set with a unique persistent identifier. Request a DOI (Digital Object Identifier)

Manage Your Data

  • Check out these best practices for file naming, file organization, file formats, archival data storage, metadata creation and data sharing options

Find Data for Reuse

  • Locate an appropriate data repository

Research Data Management Lifecycle

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Scholarly Communication & eResearch Team


We assist UCSC faculty, staff and students with strategies and tools for organizing, managing and preserving research data throughout the research data life cycle.

UCSC Campus Services

UCSC ITS provides a range of research support services, including data backup.