Yale University Library News

Introducing the Research Data Consultation Group

October 2, 2015

The Research Data Consultation Group is a collaborative, university-wide group created to provide consultation on data management best practices, implement data management services, and help link users to resources. The RDCG’s membership includes experts in data management, metadata, information technology, and preservation as well as domain expertise in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities.

RDCG can, for example:

  • Assist in the creation and implementation of federally mandated data management plans as well as data management plans created outside of federal mandate requirements
  • Assist researchers in finding, acquiring, and using research data for research and teaching purposes
  • Consult on best practices and implementation services for: metadata, data collection, study design, information security, data analysis, research computing, and long term preservation and access

Visit the Research Data Consultation Group website to learn more and to request a consultation.