Research Data Services



The Research Data Services team supports Rice researchers by providing training and consultation throughout the research data lifecycle.  Our goal is to facilitate practices that ensure data integrity, optimize efficiency, enable scaling, and broaden the findability, accessibility, interoperability, and reuse of research data.


Seamless, integrated data services that empower researchers and maximize the visibility, impact, and competitiveness of Rice research.

Our Team

We are experts from Fondren Library, the Center for Research Computing, and the Office of Research.  Our values include the following:

  • Collaboration
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • FAIR data
  • Integrity
  • Stewardship
  • Transparency 

We invite you to learn more about our team members and their areas of expertise.



We offer consultations by appointment, Monday through Friday, on Zoom or in person.

The following guides contain more information about the stages of the data lifecycle:


We teach a variety of workshops and can customize workshops to meet course needs.


Many journals and funding agencies (e.g., NIH and NSF) require data management and sharing.  Our team supports best practices in data management, storage, and sharing.