Research Data Management Lifecycle

Consultation and support for Research Data Management lifecycle activities.

Below is information about the provider(s) of this service.  Some providers work with members of a specific school, while others are open to the Harvard community more broadly.

Broadly applicable

Harvard Library Research Data Management Program

Research Data Management Consultations

The Harvard Library Research Data Management Program (HL-RDM) team provides consultations to members of the Harvard community about their research data needs across all stages of the research lifecycle, from planning, to processing, dissemination and preservation. We will help you identify the services and resources available at Harvard to support your research.

Research Data Sharing and Preservation Consultations

The Harvard Library Research Data Management Program (HL-RDM) team provides consultations to members of the Harvard community about their research data sharing and preservation needs. We will help you navigate the data sharing and preservation options available to you, including choosing a research data repository and for preserving your data at the end of a research project.

Audience

Harvard faculty, researchers, students, and staff

Service Provider

The Harvard Library Research Data Management Program (HL-RDM)

Service Fee

None

Service Website

https://hlrdm.library.harvard.edu/

Contact Information

hl_rdm_dsi@harvard.edu

Harvard Map Collection

Consultations about the RDM planning process, including data management plan review.

Audience

All Harvard Affiliates

Service Provider

Harvard Map Collection

Service Fee

None

Service Website

 

Contact Information

maps@harvard.edu

Fine Arts Library

General resources and training about images and the research data lifecycle.

Audience

  • All Faculty
  • All Graduate Students
  • School Undergraduates
  • All Affiliates
  • Departments

Service Provider

Fine Arts Library

Service Fee

None

Service Website

https://library.harvard.edu/collections/digital-images-and-slides-collection

Contact Information

William Connor: wsconnor@fas.harvard.edu

Applicable to members of a specific school or part of the campus

Countway Library (Longwood Medical Area)

In-person and online instruction on research data management topics (e.g. Responsible Conduct in Research and Scientific Rigor and Reproducibility, and Metadata standards).

Consultations about:

  • The RDM planning process, including data management plan review
  • Platforms for management research projects such as Open Science Framework and Electronic Lab Notebooks

Audience

  • School Faculty
  • School Graduate Students
  • School Affiliates

Service Provider

Countway Library

Service Fee

None

Service Website

https://countway.harvard.edu/services/publishing-data-services/data-services

Contact Information

Julie Goldman: julie_goldman@hms.harvard.edu

Gutman Library (Harvard Graduate School of Education)

Consultations about:

  • The RDM planning process, including data management plan review
  • Content management and digital asset management

Audience

  • School Faculty
  • School Graduate Students
  • School Affiliates

Service Provider

Gutman Library

Service Fee

None

Service Website

 

Contact Information

Lindsay Whitacre: lindsay_whitacre@gse.harvard.edu

Harvard Kennedy School

Consultations about:

  • The RDM planning process, including data management plan review
  • Data access and data licensing

Audience

  • School Faculty
  • School Graduate Students

Service Provider

Harvard Kennedy School Library

Service Fee

None

Service Website

https://guides.library.harvard.edu/hks/data_resources/home

Contact Information

library_research@hks.harvard.edu