Datapoints: The RDS Blog


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 [...]


September 25 Webinar on ORCID Adoption by Funders

25 September 2014, 10 am EDT (UTC-4) Please register in advance for this free webinar. ORCID is partnering with the Health Research Alliance, a consortium of biomedical research foundations, to host a free webinar on how funders are using ORCID identifiers in their workflows and systems.  The webinar will feature presentations by leaders at private [...]