Michigan State University

On July 2nd, starting at 1 am, the Library's catalog will be undergoing a server migration, which will take approximately 6 hours.  It will be down during that time.  SearchPlus and MelCat will still be available to search MSU Libraries holdings.  We are sorry for the inconvenience. 

Data Publishing & Reuse

Because managing access to research data is most often delegated to the primary investigator of a research project, there are a number of considerations one will encounter when deciding whether a research project is best served by restricting access or broadly publishing and sharing research data. Because research projects will vary widely in this spectrum of access, and informed researcher is better equipped to navigate the options provided by research data service providers. Below is a list of service providers that can offer assistance in this area.



Research data life cycleGo to Long Term Data Storage Go to Data Publishing,  & Reuse Go to Data Study & Analysis Go to Short Term Data Storage & File Sharing Go to Data Collection Go to Research Data Planning & Design