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Faculty & Instructor Resources: Data

UC Berkeley Library Data Acquisition Program

Data Access & Acquisition Program (Data Purchase Program)

The Data Acquisition and Access Program provides funding to purchase numerical & textual data for UC Berkeley faculty, students and staff that requires purchase, licensing or is otherwise restricted.  Made possible through a partnership between the University Libraries and the D-Lab, this program is focused on datasets that require license or user agreements to access.

The program has an open call for faculty, students and staff to submit requests for data.  More information on the criteria and eligibility for inclusion in this program are below.

Please review requirements and access the application form here: http://guides.lib.berkeley.edu/data

 

Data Requirements

NSF Data Management Plan Requirements: Proposals submitted after January 18, 2011, must include a “Data Management Plan”.

Science.gov, NSF, NIH and other federal agencies mandate data plans with grant proposals.
Start with this list:
---- Make a plan to store your data
---- Find the right medium to store your data
---- Develop a system to organize your data
---- Make sure that your data has easy access
---- Make sure that your data is safe and secure.

Data Repositories & useful sites

Data Conservancy Organization - (NSF) collect, organize, & preserve data.
Many Eyes: data visualization tools from IBM.
Data Management & Publishing Checklist, MIT
US Naval Observatory (USNO)  - Oceanography Portal: includes astronomical data and products, serves as the official source of time for the U.S. Department of Defense & a standard of time for the entire United States.

Data repositories:
Integrative Biology and the Environment - Data Repositories - selected of websites.
Open Access Directory of Data Repositories [Simmons University]
DataBib [Institute of Museum and Library Services]
Repositories [DataCite]

Shared Content Management

Research Data Management @Berkeley

Technology@Berkeley. list of services.

Research IT @Berkeley:
cloud computing, large projects, assistance with hardware.
Data management guide:
A portal for information on data requirements, management and sharing
Data Management General Guidance:
Guidelines for creating, organizing, managing, and sharing your data [CDL]
NSF data management plan requirements:
An outline from the NSF Directorate for Biological Sciences

Data Management @ UC

UC3, University of California Curation Center

DASH: A simple self-service tool for researchers to use in publishing their datasets. 

EZID: Create persistent identifiers (DOIs and ARKs) for digital content. Berkeley researchers can contact data-consult@lists.berkeley.edu for a free account.

DMPTool: Manage Your Data - develop a Data Management Plan, see Funder Requirements.

Scientific Data Services -- ScienceLibraries@UC Berkeley - guide to our services.

UC Berkeley Data Services Management, IST.  See comparative table.

Data Management Guidelines

Data management: A portal for information on data requirements, management and sharing [ScienceLibraries@UC Berkeley]

Data Management General Guidance: Guidelines for creating, organizing, managing, and sharing your data [CDL]

NSF data management plan requirements: An outline from the NSF Directorate for Biological Sciences

Preparing data management plans for NSF grant applications: UC Berkeley-specific tutorials and guidelines for NSF data management plans [Science Libraries @ UC Berkeley]

UC3, University of California Curation Center - UC/California Digital Library

UC Berkeley Data Services Management, IST. See comparative table.

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