American University of Beirut

Data Services

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Our Services

​Because your research data are important, we assist you across the entire research data lifecycle as both consumer and producer of data.

  1. ​​​​​​Data Acquisitions:
    • As​sistance in identifying and acquiring data from other institutions.

  2. ​​​​​Instructional Support:​
    • ​D​​​elivering library sessions and workshops on data literacy including but not limited to data organization, data ethics, data sharing, data privacy and data visualization.​

  3. ​​​​​Rese​arch Data Management Guidance:
    • Ad​​​vising on how to manage your data in order to ensure its reusability.For more info click he​re.​
    • Consulting on how to write a data management plan when required by funding agencies.
    • Using the DMP tool, an online application, which provides a click-through wizard for creating your data management plan using specific templates and guidance. For more info on DMP tool click he​re​​.

​​​​​​​​​​​AUB Data Bank

​AUB Data Bank is our institutional repository for Research Data. It is a stable environment complying with funders' Open Access requirements.

Depositing your data in AUB Data Bank has advantages:
  • ​​​​​Preservation: Storage, back up, discoverability, structured metadata
  • ​​​​​Visibility:​Accessibility, citation, unique identifier
  • ​​​​​Control: Embargo, access restriction, institutional support

AUB Data Bank has 2 sections: AUB data and non-AUB data.
AUB data: Data generated by our research community. 
Non-AUB data: Licensed data acquired from outside AUB. 

For more information on how to submit your data click here​.​

​​​​​​​​​​​​Data Sessions 

​Library sessions are being offered on a monthly basis to introduce data management skills, data visualization tools and current trends in funding and scholarly communication. Sessions are also available by request.

Some of our Sessions:
  • ​Introduction to Data Management and Sharing.​​​
  • ​​​​​Writing a Data Management Plan for Grant.
  • ​​​​​​Data Privacy.
  • ​​​​​​Data Organization.
  • ​​​​​​Basics of Data Visualization.​
For more information about upcoming sessions click here.​

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+961 1 350000 ext. 2604 ​
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