University Libraries

Copyright Services Copyright Services supports faculty, staff, and students by providing assistance with questions related to author’s rights, creating and using copyrighted content, and understanding and negotiating publishing agreements. Learn more, or schedule an appointment during weekly office hours.
Data Management Services Data Management Services can assist researchers with questions related to creating a Data Management Plan for a grant proposal, best practices for data organization, and managing research outputs.
Digital Humanities The Digital Humanities Librarian can provide assistance with refining project scope, project management, and determining the best methods and platforms/tools for a project.
GIS & Mapping The GIS Specialist can assist researchers with finding and creating geospatial data sets, designing and carrying out spatial analyses, and identifying appropriate GIS software or tools for a project. Learn more, or schedule an appointment during weekly office hours.
Publishing and Repository Services Publishing and Repository Services can assist researchers with archiving research in the Knowledge Bank, complying with funding agency mandates for open access, and identifying open access publishing options. Learn more, or schedule an appointment during weekly office hours.
Subject Librarians Subject librarians assist faculty, staff, and students in all disciplines at Ohio State with research queries, identifying appropriate journals for publication, finding grant opportunities, and much more. Find contact information for your subject librarian at

Across Campus

Finding Collaborators Tools available for finding collaborators, research equipment, or services include the Ohio Innovation Exchange,  eagle-i, Vita, EngageOSU, KMdata, and InCites.
Finding Funding The Funding Opportunities wiki contains information about many different funding-related resources available to OSU researchers, including the SPIN Funding Opportunities Database. Schedule an appointment for assistance during weekly office hours.
Industry Liaison Office The Industry Liaison Office (ILO) fosters mutually beneficial relationships with corporations worldwide by supporting their innovation and research aspirations through access to Ohio State’s faculty, students and assets. Learn more at
Multidisciplinary Research Centers Ohio State is home to nearly 100 multidisciplinary centers aimed at fostering interdisciplinary collaboration among faculty and student researchers across a large number of subject areas.
Office of Research The Office of Research is committed to fostering, promoting, and supporting the innovative work of Ohio State’s faculty, staff, and students through programs and investments that increase both the quality and quantity of research and scholarly activity on campus. Learn more at
Office of Research Compliance The Office of Research Compliance supports and promotes ethical research practices at Ohio State through institution-wide research compliance polices and procedures and through partnerships with researchers. Learn more at
Office of Responsible Research Practices The Office of Responsible Research Practices provides support to OSU researchers in the areas of animal care and use, biosafety, and human subjects research and assists in navigating regulations governing research. Learn more, or schedule an appointment during weekly IRB office hours.
Office of Sponsored Programs The Office of Sponsored Programs partners with faculty and staff to provide the highest quality research administration at all stages of sponsored projects, by promoting electronic research administration, responsible stewardship of funds, and sound management practices. Learn more at
Ohio Supercomputer Center The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) provides OSU researchers with access to computational power and storage to meet their goals and partners in developing collaborative proposals to regional, national, and international funding organizations. Learn more, or schedule an appointment during biweekly office hours.
Project Management Toolkit The Center for Clinical and Translational Science’s Project Management Toolkit makes available a variety of tools and software to manage research projects through grant writing and project development, implementation, and closeout.
Proposal Library The Proposal Library maintained by the Office of Research is aimed at early career investigators and assembles a collection of documents, resources, and example proposals to help you through the process of writing successful proposals. Learn more at


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