Resources for Academic Research and Scholarship

Leavitt High Performance Computing Cluster (HPCC)

A high performance computing cluster (HPCC) created with the support of startup funds from Professors Jeffrey Oishi and Aleksandar Diamond-Stanic and envisioned as a resource to support the curricular and scholarly needs of all Bates faculty, students, and staff.

Data Management Plan (DMP) Creation Support

Partnership between the Office of Sponsored Programs and Research Compliance (SPaRC) and Information and Library Services (ILS) ensures questions about conceptualizing and drafting your research data management plan (DMP) are productively addressed.  If you have questions about available data management resources or compliance with requirements for federal granting agencies, this is your resource.

Academic Research File Storage

Etna Collaborative Networked File Storage

Etna is a network-based collaborative file storage system available to Bates faculty and academic staff.  With Etna, you have the option to share files with selected members of the Bates community using a simple web-based request form.

G Suite Academic Edition Team Drive

Google Team Drive is a third party, cloud based storage solution that provides the ability to share files with off campus collaborators.

OURRstore Archival File Storage

Created in 2020, OURRstore is an NSF-funded digital tape archival file storage solution hosted by Oklahoma University.  OURRstore provides extremely cost effective (~$10/TB/copy) redundant storage of “write once, read never (or infrequently)” archived data.

Data Management Tools

Bates Data Paper Creation Tool

A secure, Drupal-based tool used for creating a journal article-style description of a complete data set along with metadata important for describing the provenance of the data.  This tool is useful for distilling collecting a complete record of significant data sets.

SCARAB Data Repository

A location in the Bates institutional digital repository available to make your research products available for discovery, re-use and re-purposing.  Created in direct response to the expectations of federal funding agencies for making research products widely and rapidly available at minimum cost to end users.

Grant Support

A collection of Bates resources supporting external grant writing and submission.

Questions? Please contact:

Pete SchlaxPete Schlax
Ladd Library 133
Science and Data Librarian