Data Services

Get Access to Data

The UW–Madison Libraries have licensed a number of full-text, bibliographic, and other data sets that may be suitable for text mining or similar research uses. We may be able to work with you to gain access to these data sets in a format suitable for your research. Please contact your liaison librarian or UW Digital Collections Center staff to see how we can help you.

Clarivate Web of Science Data Set

The Big Ten Academic Alliance (BTAA) has negotiated a contract with the publisher Clarivate for each member institution to receive a copy of the raw data for its Web of Science database.

This data set is intended to be used for academic research and data science projects, such as numerical or statistical analyses of data elements. Data is restricted to the use by current faculty, staff, students and researchers at UW-Madison and who are based in the United States.

Learn more about the dataset.

Digital Scholar Lab

Digital Scholar Lab is an online tool for collecting data sets comprised of content from the UW-Madison Libraries’ subscriptions to Gale Primary Sources databases. Those data sets can then be analyzed using text analysis and visualization tools built into the Digital Scholar Lab. Digital humanities analysis methods include: Named Entity Recognition, Topic Modelling, Parts of Speech, and more.

Learn more about Digital Scholar Lab.

HathiTrust Research Center

HathiTrust is a partnership of academic and research institutions, offering a collection of millions of titles digitized from libraries around the world. The HathiTrust Research Center (HTRC) enables large-scale analysis of works in the HathiTrust Digital Library (HTDL) to facilitate non-profit research and educational uses of the collection.

Learn more about the HathiTrust Research Center.

TDM Studio

TDM Studio is an online text and data mining tool for research, teaching and learning. It allows users to collect datasets from content available through UW-Madison Libraries’ subscription to ProQuest. Content available includes current and historical newspapers, dissertations and theses, scholarly journals, and primary sources from collections in the fields of science, technology, medicine, public policy, history and literature.

Learn more about TDM Studio.

DataCite DOIs

If you are a current user of the Libraries facilitated DOI service and need to mint or update an existing DOI, please do so via this form.

Research Data Management & Curation

Do you have questions about how to manage your research data?

Research Data Services (RDS) is an interdisciplinary organization committed to advancing research data management practice on the UW–Madison campus. RDS focuses on providing researchers with the tools and resources that support their efforts to store, analyze, and share data.

To learn more about working with Research Data Services, visit the RDS website.