The University of Arizona Libraries invite UA-affiliated researchers to apply to the Data Grant Program for the purchase of commercially available data sets. The data can be numerical, geospatial, textual, visual, or audio. It can't be restricted. The library’s goal is to build a data collection for broad use by the UA community, and preference will be given to requests that support that goal. For inspiration, read about our first grant winner.
You can apply if you're a faculty member, graduate student, post-doctoral research associate, or staff of the University of Arizona.
You can request funding for a data set purchase or subscription, including:
The data set cannot include restricted data, such as personally identifiable information (PII) data, HIPAA, ITAR, or other sensitive data.
The license agreement must:
Preference will be given to:
Be aware that we may not be able to acquire some data sets due to incompatible licensing agreements, restricted data, final cost, or other reasons. Subscriptions can only be guaranteed for one year.
Submit your application. Requests are evaluated on a rolling basis.
If granted the award, you will be asked to:
Reach out to Niamh Wallace if you have any questions.