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The application is now closed and purchases have been made. We plan to run the program again in 2021, so check back later or reach out to Cindy Elliott if you have any questions.
The University of Arizona Libraries invite UA-affiliated researchers to apply to the Data Grant Program for the purchase of commercially available data sets. The data can be numerical, geospatial, textual, visual, or audio. It can't be restricted. The library’s goal is to build a data collection for broad use by the UA community, and preference will be given to requests that support that goal. The total amount available is $10,000 for the 2020/21 fiscal year.
You can apply if you're a faculty member, graduate student, post-doctoral research associate, or staff of the University of Arizona.
You can request up to $5,000 for a data set purchase or subscription, including:
The data set cannot include restricted data, such as personally identifiable information (PII) data, HIPAA, ITAR, or other sensitive data.
The license agreement must:
For data sets above $5,000, you're encouraged to seek supplemental funding.
Preference will be given to:
Be aware that we may not be able to acquire some data sets due to incompatible licensing agreements, restricted data, final cost, or other reasons. Subscriptions can only be guaranteed for one year.
The total amount available is $10,000 for the 2020/21 fiscal year.
Submit your application by November 6, 2020.
If granted the award, you'll be asked to:
Reach out to Chris Kollen if you have any questions.