A Consortial Approach to Research Data Repository Services



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Increasingly, funding agencies and journals are adopting data policies that require researchers to deposit underlying research data into a repository. The need for data management services is among the top needs consistently expressed by members of the Texas Digital Library (TDL), a consortium of higher education institutions throughout the state. In response, the TDL has developed a new consortial data repository service with guidance from its 22 members through a series of cross-institutional working groups. This presentation will be an overview of the process toward developing a consortial research data repository service and plans for outreach and implementation.


Presentation for the Summer 2016 Cross Timbers Library Consortium (CTLC) Scholarly Communications and Digital Curation (SCDC) Affinity Group Meeting, hosted by Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas. This presentation discusses a consortial approach to research data repository services.