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Research Data


The proliferation, management, and preservation of research data is one of the most pressing challenges facing research libraries. ARL works with members, funders, and partners to advance FAIR (findable, accessible, interoperable, and reusable) data principles by aligning institutional policies with funder mandates and best practices in scholarship and digital stewardship.


  • Implementing Effective Data Practices Toolkit

    Implementing Effective Data Practices Toolkit

    This communication toolkit draws upon the outcomes of a 2019 conference, “Implementing Effective Data Practices: A Conference on Collaborative Research Support,” convened by the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), California...

  • Data Management, Access, & Sharing

    Data Management, Access, & Sharing

    Researchers who generate data face a myriad of funder and publisher policies and community norms regarding the management of that data for sharing, public access, and reuse. Internationally, FAIR—Findable, Accessible,...


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