Store data

Publishing your project is only the beginning of the data management process. Library experts will work with you to:

  • Identify tools for organizing, describing, and sharing your research data
  • Deposit and retain data
  • Enable and track data reuse 
  • Connect with other university service providers

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Institutional Research Data Repository (Interdisciplinary)

Coming Soon!  Coordinating with Knowledge Enterprise Research Data Management, the ASU Library will soon present a new interdisciplinary research data repository powered by Dataverse an open-source research data repository software that allows researchers to share, preserve, cite, explore, and analyze research data.

The ASU Library supports:

  • Working with ASU Research Computing to migrate curated datasets to long term storage and preservation as you complete your projects
  • Moving select datasets from LabArchives, the OSF, or other research notebook platforms.
  • Link you research datasets and suplimentary materials to your articles and institutional repository submissions.
  • Write the repository into your proposal data management plan as part of your long-term storage and sharing options with the DMPTool.(Use institutional sign in and select Arizona State University)
  • Contact ASU Library Researcher Support to get more information or request a consultation with a librarian.

What do we consider research data?  Quantitative in the form of spatial and tabular files, remoting sensing output. Qualitative information  such as documentation, interviews, and survey results. Suppliimentary information including photos, digitized physical samples, and recordings.

Social Sciences data

Liaison Librarian Mimmo Bonanni is your official Designated Representative (DR) for the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR), an organization comprised of member institutions with the aim of acquiring, preserving and making available social science data.

Mimmo promotes the effective use of quantitative data within ASU, including the data holdings at ICPSR. He is available to meet with you by appointment and provide assistance in finding, accessing, and analyzing ICPSR data, including assistance with creating accounts, ICPSR services and policy, and information about data deposits. Request a consultation and ask for ICPSR support.

Archaeological data

tDAR The Digital Archaeological Record: A Service of Digital Antiquity

The Digital Archaeological Record (tDAR) is an international archaeological digital archive and repository by the Center for Digital Antiquity. tDAR broadens access to archaeological data through simple search and browse functionality and is dedicated to ensuring long-term preservation of digital archaeological data. Researchers can contribute documents, data sets, images, and other critical archaeological materials.

Ecological data

LTER Network

The Central Arizona–Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research (CAP LTER) project, one of 28 sites in the LTER network funded by the National Science Foundation, studies the ecology of the greater Phoenix metropolitan area and surrounding Sonoran desert region. All data sets from the project are published and shared in the CAP LTER Data repository unless limited by either privacy or license restrictions. See Publishing Data for information about uploading and publishing CAP LTER products.