The CMU Libraries provides research data management resources for guidance on data management, planning, and sharing for researchers, faculty, and students.

Research data services

The Libraries provides a number of resources and services that support the use, preparation, management, curation, and preservation of research data. We apply best practices for managing data and provide services for any stage of the research process. 

Intro to data management

Do you need help with data management? Not sure if you need a plan? This information is designed to help you.

DMP basics

Draft an effective data management plan and learn about tools & resources for completing your DMP.

Data security & backup

Ready to store or backup your data? Not sure where to store or back it up? Let us help.

Public access mandates & policies

What is public access? Who mandates that you provide it? What are OSTP and FASTR? We have answers.

Research data repositories

Finding a research data repository can be difficult--use the lists provided to make your search easier.