The library can help with data management!
The University Library'sÂ Data Management Plan Guide is a complete resource on data management.Â It contains both introductory information and helpful resources for those already experiencedÂ with data management plans such as resources forÂ ISU researchers, aÂ FAQs section, and links toÂ agency guidelines.
The ISU Library is a supporter and subscriberÂ to the DMPTool which managed by the California Digital Library.Â DMPTool contains sample data management plans, DMP templatesÂ and other useful information related to DMPs. A Net-Id and password is required to access DMPTool.
Librarians are available to offer advice and guidanceÂ on data management plans. If you would like to schedule a consultation or have general questions about data management please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Workshops & Seminars
Workshops on data managementÂ are held periodically and are announced in the Library newsÂ and on various campusÂ mailing lists. If you are interested in hosting a workshop, or learning when the next one will be held, please contact email@example.com.Â
Why is the library involved in data management?
Libraries have been storing and organizing â€œdataâ€쳌 in the form of books and journals for centuries and are now involved in the management and preservation of digital assets as well. University librarians are part of the larger campus conversation around the storage and management of digital information including research data, dissertations and thesis, digital images, and more.