The Miami University Libraries will purchase data for students' research.
All fields are required. You may begin now and complete it later. Changes will be saved. Librarians and others will be able to view your responses. This site will automatically log off.
Librarians should indicate that they helped the student search for data.
Faculty should indicate that this specific data is needed for the student's research.
This program allows undergraduate students to apply for data purchases.
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Title - Give your data request a name. It can be related to your research project name if you wish.
Research Description - Describe your research project and its expected goals. What are you researching? How do you plan to share the results?
Researchers - What are the names and unique IDs of each person directly involved in the research. What are their expected graduation dates?
Faculty - Names and unique IDs of faculty sponsor(s)
Timeline - What is your expected timeline for this research? When will you need the data in this request?
Data Description - What do you want the library to purchase? Include a URL that points directly to the data. Include Name and Contact information for the Vendor, the name of the Dataset, the Price and enough information that we can find the data.
Importance - Explain how this particular data is important for your research and why it is essential. What freely available data have you looked at and why is the other data not sufficient for your research?
Other Users - How do you imagine other researchers using this data?
Other Data - What other data will you be using in your research?
Librarian Statement - From a Miami University Librarian about data resources that were examined.
Faculty Statement - A statement of support from a Miami University faculty advisor.
Matching Funds - have you received additional funds that can help purchase this data? (from your department, faculty, liasion librarians, etc.)
Statement of Commitment :
The applicant researchers will give a local, public presentation to which the library community is invited, focusing on how they used and transformed the data.
Scholarly output from the data is to be archived in the Miami Scholarly Commons.
Any report, poster, article or other output includes the phrase "This research is supported in part by the Miami University Libraries" in addition to giving appropriate source credit.