USU Policy 588: Resesarch Data This policy describes the rights and responsibilities of individual researchers and the institution in the use, retention, maintenance and sharing of data produced as part of USU’s research enterprise.
Many sessions are offered at USU to help faculty and students develop data management skills. Below are links to past training sessions and/or the presentation files.
- Research Data Management Services Canvas offers various modules on a variety of data management topics:
- Introduction to Research Data Management Services provides information about how RDMS can assist researchers with their data management needs as well as information about federal funder requirements, data and publication repositories, and other related resources.
- Basic Data Management offers an intoductory course on good data management principles and pratices.
- Data Management Plans gives researchers information about the importance of creating a Data Management Plan (DMP), as well as offering tips about the information federal funder want included in a DMP, and offers resources to help write a effective DMP.
- Datapalooza! 2021 This virtual event will provide an introduction to Research Data Management Services and instruction on the preparation of Data Management Plans
- Datapalooza! 2020 This half day event provides an overview of data management issues.
- Graduate Training Series, Oct. 17, 2016: How should I manage and store data effectively?
Download Presenter Slides
- Training for Research Faculty Series, Oct. 12, 2015: Open access to data: What do I need to know?
Download Presenter Slides; Download Workshop Audio
- Research Scholars Forum, Nov. 3,2016: Simple and effective methods for managing and sharing effective scientific data, given by Jeffery S. Horsburgh, Civil and Environmental Engineering.
- Merrill-Cazier Library Data Management Presentation, Fall 2015, given to academic departments at fall meetings.
Many people at USU are involved with data management. Finding the resources to help you with your data can be a challenge.
The Office of Research and Graduate Studies' Research Development Division has a wealth of information about funding, grant writing, workshops and seminars. The Proposal Development Specialists are familiar with the funding opportunities typically available in your college or school.
Feel free to email firstname.lastname@example.org if you need help finding information or are not sure to whom you should turn for information.
Information on Digitizing Herbarium Specimens, provided by Mary Barkworth. Multiple files are listed below:
- Creating Research Checklists
- Creating Teaching Checklists
- Image-vouchers Records
- PAk Field Records
- Personal Accounts in Symbiota Networks
- Preparing Herbarium Specimen Labels
- Preparing Images