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Library Research Resources

Data & Code Repository
The Libraries’ institutional membership to the Dryad data repository enables any researcher associated with NC State University to deposit and publicly share datasets at no cost. Dryad integrates with Zenodo to support researchers who need to publicly share software and code to comply with publisher, funder, or other requirements.  More information:

Other data repository options are detailed here:

Data Management Plans (DMPs)
If you need help creating a data management or data sharing plan, the library offers the DMPTool and our DMP Review service ( For research projects that are already underway, the library post-award checklist can help you implement DMPs to keep data safe and available for sharing and reuse:

Research Data Management advice
The library’s online guide has advice on all phases of the research data lifecycle including: developing data management plans (DMPs) for grant proposals; best practices for storage, organization, and preservation of data; and tips to optimize sharing and discovery of data. Learn more at:

ORCID and Biosketch support
SciENcv is the NSF- and NIH-approved system for creating biosketches and will be required beginning in January 2023. The library’s step-by-step guide ( covers everything researchers need to know, from creating their ORCID records/ID to using our local system (Citation Index: to managing their ORCID records, to logging into SciENcv. ORCID is the only individual DPI (digital persistent identifier) that meets the recent OSTP guidance (see:

Customized Support and Training
If you are interested in a one-on-one consultation or a group workshop, the library can help with a custom presentation or a hands-on workshop to meet your needs.

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