Research Data Services

Connecting members of the Harvard community to services and resources that span the research data lifecycle

What We Do

Harvard Library Research Data Services connects members of the Harvard community to services and resources that span the research data lifecycle, to help ensure that Harvard’s multi-disciplinary research data is findable, accessible, interoperable, and reusable (FAIR).

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Harvard Library Data Services Network

Services & Tools


Harvard Research Data Management Gateway

Who We Serve


We partner with organizations at Harvard and beyond to provide Harvard resaerchers with data services and tools as well as instruction.

Harvard Departments and Libraries

We provide Harvard departments and libraries with research data consultation, curation, instruction, and project support services.

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World-wide Research Data Management Community

We connect with the growing international data community to advance and refine RDM practice, and invite you to follow us on Twitter.

Recent News

Harvard Library Responds to the NIH Data Management and Sharing Policy

January 12, 2023
The new policy affects researchers seeking funding for any NIH grant proposal that will generate scientific data. This guide, written by members of Harvard Library Research Data Services, provides library staff with resources and information to share with their users.

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Online Research Data Seminars

Learn about the research data lifecycle and how to write a data management plan. See what data management in action looks like. Our growing series of short, online seminars can teach you what you need to know, all at your own pace.

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