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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

    The conference, Implementing Effective Data Practices: A Conference on Collaborative Research Support, was held on December 11–12, 2019, in Washington, DC. It brought together research data stakeholders to discuss the...

  • 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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