Research Engagement

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Research Engagement supports the University of Arizona community in navigating a rapidly evolving scholarly ecosystem. We empower researchers by providing training and consultation on topics related to research planning and management, data-intensive research, and digital scholarship. We support open access and data sharing to advance global equity and the creation of new knowledge. We also preserve and provide access to the scholarly record of the University of Arizona through our campus and research data repositories.

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Data Cooperative

The Data Cooperative team creates and identifies opportunities for the University of Arizona community to take advantage of the rapidly evolving data landscape. Through customized training, consulting, and services, we empower researchers to capitalize on tools and resources to enable reproducibility, efficiency, and openness in their work.

Research Incubator

The Research Incubator team engages in outreach and training to assist scholars in planning and developing their research. Our areas of focus include citation management, evidence synthesis, data collection, data management planning, digital project planning, and research project management.

Scholarly Communication

The Scholarly Communication team informs, develops, and supports best practices in research communication and information management, maximizing openness, discovery, and impact of UA scholarly and creative endeavors. Services include open access publishing and policy support, open educational resource development and adoption, journal publishing, digital collections consultation, scholarly identity and metrics, copyright support, and the UA Campus Repository.