The Center for Research Data & Digital Scholarship (CRDDS) is a collaboration between the University Libraries and Research Computing, offering a full range of data services for both university and community members. Their aim is to promote research data management mandated by federal funding agencies and journal publishers, cyberinfrastructure to gain full benefit from big data, digital scholarship to explore tools and methods used in digital research, and education and training.

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Love Data Week 2024: My Kind of Data

Love Data Week to bring talk on trans linguistics, data visualization contest and more

Jan. 30, 2024

This year’s theme is "My Kind of Data” which centers the personal side of data and its transformative potential.

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CRDDS joins DARIAH as a cooperating partner

Aug. 28, 2023

The Center for Research Data and Digital Scholarship (CRDDS) has joined the Digital Research Infrastructure for the Arts and Humanities (DARIAH) as a cooperating partner, making CU Boulder the second institution to do so outside of Europe.

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CU Scholar receives notable certification for reliability and trustworthiness

April 4, 2023

CU Scholar, the university’s open access institutional repository for research and scholarship is now certified among the most reliable repositories in the world.

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Sarah Lamdan to speak during Love Data Week

Jan. 23, 2023

Her talk, “For Love or Money? What Researchers Should Know about Academic Data Cartels,” will be held on February 15 at 2 p.m.

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Open Access Week 22 addresses climate justice

Oct. 12, 2022

International Open Access Week is October 24 - 28. The theme this year is “Open for Climate Justice.”

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University Libraries commits funds to support publishing open access monographs

April 7, 2021

CU Boulder faculty and participating university presses can apply to receive funding from the libraries to fund an open access monograph publication through the Toward an Open Monograph Ecosystem (TOME) initiative.


Quiz: How much do you know about the Fair Use doctrine?

Feb. 23, 2021

The University Libraries recognize Fair Use/Fair Dealing Week 2021 as an important opportunity for the campus community to learn more about the Fair Use doctrine. Test your knowledge by taking our new interactive quiz, "Is it Fair Use? It Depends!" Fair Use is the use of copyrighted content without the...

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Vilja Hulden named first CHA/CRDDS Digital Humanities and Arts faculty fellow

Feb. 17, 2021

Vilja Hulden has been awarded The Center for Humanities & the Arts (CHA) and the Center for Data and Digital Scholarship (CRDDS) Faculty Fellowship in the Digital Humanities at CU Boulder!

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Lauren Klein to speak on data feminism

Jan. 21, 2021

Data is a powerful tool that enables governments, organizations and individuals to improve the quality of people’s lives. But have you ever wondered who is gathering this data, for whom and with whose interest in mind? In February, the Department of Information Science and the Center for Research Data and...

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'Unlocking COVID-19 through Open Access' with Jason Shuo Zhang

Dec. 11, 2020

Unlocking COVID-19 through Open Access is a video series produced by the University Libraries and the Center for Research Data & Digital Scholarship that highlights CU Boulder faculty and researchers using the open access publishing model to make their work on COVID-19 more accessible to the public. Learn how CU...