We help researchers demystify, streamline, and standardize their data management and data sharing.

Meet with us

Librarians can help with a wide variety of data questions.

Common issues we help with include

  • understanding data management and sharing plan requirements
  • good file organization practices
  • how to structure data collection
  • deciding which data to share
  • locating relevant data repositories

If you would like to schedule a consultation or have general questions about data management please email datashare@iastate.edu or contact Megan O'Donnell, Research Data Services Lead.


We hold workshops on data management and data sharing every fall and spring semester. See our list of past and upcoming workshops.

Ask for a department, lab, or class visit

Our librarians and trainers can come to you to deliver workshops, seminars, and more by request.

Available topics and areas of expertise include

  • publishing and sharing data
  • data ethics
  • data standards
  • file organization for teams
  • data management best practices

To request a visit, email datashare@iastate.edu.