The Research Data Service (RDS) is a campus-wide program that provides the Illinois research community with the expertise, tools, and infrastructure necessary to manage and steward research data. To see RDS outputs, including Annual Reports, please view our IDEALS community.

Snapshots provide a 6-month overview while annual reports provide information for the entire year.


Annual reports


Request professional help with migrating and preserving research materials.

Learn more about the program

Research Rescue request form


Data Nudge

Data Nudge provides monthly data management tips and reminders.


Check out Past Nudges