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Data Repository for U of M

The Data Repository for University of Minnesota (DRUM)

DRUM is a publicly available collection of digital research data generated by U of M researchers, students, and staff. Anyone can search and download the data housed in the repository, instantly or by request.

The Data Repository accepts submissions from University affiliates for digital archiving and access. Learn more about depositing to the Data Repository and other services to manage your data.

How to Upload

1. Prepare Data

Data should be free of identifying or sensitive information and include adequate documentation. Not sure? Contact us for help!

2. Upload

Have your files ready and use the upload form to fill out metadata about your data.

3. Curatorial Review

Our data experts will consult with you to ensure that your data is in a format and structure that best facilitates long-term access, discovery, and reuse.

DRUM Policies

Features

Flexible Access Options

Choose to make your data immediately accessible to everyone, or moderate access to your data upon request.

Meet Grant Requirements

Comply with federal mandates for data management planning (DMP) and sharing. Read more.

Persistent Access

A DOI for your data guarantees no more broken links when others include this persistent link to your data in scholarly articles as a bibliographic citation.

About DRUM

Our Services

Data Management Plan Assistance

We offer personalized assistance for drafting your next grant's Data Management Plan. Contact us for assistance during your planning process.

Metadata Consultation

We can help structure your data using disciplinary best practices to ensure the best organization of your data.

Training and Workshops

The library offers free online and drop-in workshops on data management best practices periodically throughout the year.

Services for Data

To include DRUM in your next Data Management Plan, contact us to get boilerplate text and more information on how the Data Repository can be incorporated into your next grant.

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Recently Added To The Data Repository

Data and code for analyses in "The Use of Weighted Averages with Hedges: Is it Worth It?"

Buck, Robert J.; Fieberg, John R.; Larkin, Daniel J. (2021-09-21)

Floral and leaf gas exchange and stem hydraulic conductance data observed from 2017 to 2018 on woody plants growing in Minnesota

McMann, Natalie; Peichel, Alexander; Savage, Jessica A (2021-09-21)
These data were collected for a project examining floral water loss and floral hydration in woody plants that flower before they produce leaves. Gas exchange and stem hydraulic conductance were measured on at least six ...

Plant phenology and floral anatomy data observed from 2017 to 2020 on woody plants growing in Minnesota

McMann, Natalie; Peichel, Alexander; Savage, Jessica A (2021-09-21)
These data were collected for a project examining floral water loss and floral hydration in woody plants that flower before producing leaves. Floral phenology, bud mass, and surface area data was collected from at least 6 ...

Floral gas exchange data observed from cut and intact inflorescences and during a heating experiment in 2018 on woody plants growing in Duluth, MN

McMann, Natalie; Peichel, Alexander; Savage, Jessica A (2021-09-21)
These data were collected for a project examining floral water loss and floral hydration in woody plants that flower before they produce leaves. Gas exchange was measured from inflorescences during two experiments: a) the ...

Data supporting "The C36 Laves phase in diblock polymer melts"

Magruder, Benjamin R.; Dorfman, Kevin D. (2021-09-20)