About and Help


Research Support Services (RSS) supports research data lifecycle management. This includes

  • help faculty develop strong Data Management Plans
  • utilize tools and resources available to manage, archive, provide access to and preserve research data.
  • assist researchers with issues related to organizing, describing, managing, archiving and accessing data, including metadata
  • advise on policy and procedures for data management
  • develop best practices in regard to research data management throughout the data lifecycle
  • be the Gatekeeper to enforce data access limitations and requirements as specified by the researcher in a Data Management Plan
  • ensure data is represented in the institutional repository by any of the following combinations:
    • metadata and data
    • metadata and sample data
    • metadata only