Conference to connect faculty research with library support

ASU faculty Laura Hosman displays her research on solar-powered digital libraries GRASP virtual conference slated for Sept. 1

Whether you’re looking to improve the quality of your data or the accessibility of your research, the ASU Library has your back.

As a presenter at this year’s ASU GRASP virtual conference (Grants, Research and Sponsored Projects), scheduled for September 1, the ASU Library will debut its new faculty-focused research support services, including research data management services and its dedicated Researcher Support team.

The annual GRASP conference is the largest faculty research conference at ASU, hosted by ASU's Researcher Support teams and sponsored by ASU's Knowledge Enterprise. A full agenda and registration can be accessed at

Be sure to check out these library-led conference sessions:

Electronic Research Notebooks: Improving the Quality of Your Research Notes and Processing Your Findings More Efficiently
ASU’s Electronic Research Notebooks (ERN) provider, LabArchives, enables researchers in all disciplines to quickly and accurately import protocols, notes, observations and other data into a secure, searchable, cloud-based platform with mobile access and sharing capabilities that keeps your intellectual property protected. Learn how LabArchives can help you store and organize your research data, facilitate collaboration, protect your work and intellectual property, and so much more. 

Experts from the Library and KED will be on hand to introduce you to the product and answer any questions you may have.


  • John Kromer, STEM Division Head, ASU Library
  • Philip Tarrant, Research Data Management Officer, Knowledge Enterprise

Research Data Management Services
Most funding agencies and many journals now expect research data to be made publicly accessible as part of a grant. Knowledge Enterprise and the ASU Library have partnered to provide you the tools, technology, and services you can draw upon as you conduct your research. 

Be one of the first to hear details on ASU Library’s new repository services enhancements including an improved user interface, metadata, digital preservation, and the addition of new research data services.


  • Debra Hanken Kurtz, Associate University Librarian for Technology Services, ASU Library
  • Philip Tarrant, Research Data Management Officer, Knowledge Enterprise 

Ask an Expert! Meet the ASU Library Researcher Support Team
Drop in to meet ASU Librarians who will answer your questions and tell you how we support everything from project planning, literature reviews, research data publishing, Electronic Research Notebooks training, data science and analytics, Geospatial Information Systems, author copyright guidance, and more.

For questions about the conference and library research support, contact Matt Harp, Director of Research Data Services for the ASU Library, at