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The Research Data Management Service Group (RDMSG) is a collaborative, campus-wide organization that assists with creating and implementing data management plans, applying best practices for managing data, and finding data management services at any stage of the research process.

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We recommend depositing to an established data system or repository whenever possible to increase the likelihood that data are preserved for future use. Learn more about options and best practices for sharing data and Cornell services for data sharing.

Recent news

NASA updateded Tuesday (Aug 16, 2016) a website that brings together information about various aspects of their plan for increased public access to research results.


Curious how you might be able to use an Electronic Lab Notebook to better manage your research notes, data, protocols and related documents? Come to an introductory training session to learn about LabArchives, the online electronic lab notebook service available for free for all Cornell faculty, staff and students.

Both sessions will be held in the CIT Classroom at 112 Mann Library:
Tuesday, August 16, 10 - 11am
Thursday, August 25, 11am - noon

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The Bioinformatics Practitioners Club and Boyce Thompson Institute are organizing a 1 day Galaxy workshop at Mann library on July 21st. Galaxy is an open source, web-based platform for data intensive biological research. Users without programming experience can easily specify parameters and run tools and workflows. Galaxy captures information so that any user can repeat and understand a complete computational analysis.