Datapoints: The RDS Blog


Join RDS for Spring 2015′s First Holz Brown Bag Talk

We’re kicking off the 2015 Holz brown bag series with the talk “Data Management in Biological Microscopy: A Librarian’s Approach,” presented by Elliott Shuppy. TIME: Wednesday January 28th, 12pm-1pm. PLACE: Bunge Room, School of Library and Information Studies, 4th floor of Helen C. White Hall. ABSTRACT: A growing demand for [...]


DMPTool unavailable October 18, 10 p.m. – 2 a.m.

Due to server maintenance, the DMPTool will be unavailable on Saturday, October 18, from 10:00 p.m. (CST) until 2:00 a.m. (CST), October 19. DMPTool is an online tool that helps researchers develop data management plans. For more information or to use the tool, see


Data Management Resources for Librarians

by Elliott Shuppy Research data management has quickly grown into a necessity for librarians on the UW-Madison campus. We understand that this topic can be complex and intimidating, so we wanted to provide resources on some of the most important topics that librarians may be curious about. Compiled below are [...]

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DOE Public Access Plan: Scientific Publications & Data Management Plan

DOE Public Access Plan:  Scientific Publications & Data Management Plan September 11, 2014  from 11:00-12:15pm Engineering Hall, Room 3609 L&S Pre-Award Services, together with CALS, Engineering and RSP, is hosting an informational presentation on this new DOE requirement.  Presenters include Julie Schneider from the Ebling Library, and Ryan Schryer and [...]