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The UMB Data Catalog facilitates discovery of data by providing a searchable and browsable collection of records describing datasets generated by UMB researchers. Rather than functioning as a repository to store data, the catalog provides information about datasets. Each record includes a description, keywords, dataset format and size, access rights and links to associated articles.

The UMB Data Catalog is designed to:

  • Increase the visibility of research data generated by UMB researchers
  • Facilitate interdisciplinary collaboration by identifying common research interests
  • Support the process of data re-use

If you are interested in submitting a dataset to the UMB Data Catalog, have a suggestion for additional datasets to add, or are willing to serve as a local expert, please use the Contact Us form.

Interested in establishing a data catalog at your institution?

The code, developed by NYU, used to create the UMB Data Catalog is open source and available via GitHub. Documentation and further information is available via OSF. If you would like to create a similar catalog, please use the Contact Us form to learn more about the multi-institution Data Catalog Collaboration Project.



The UMB Data Catalog was developed by the University of Maryland, Health Sciences and Human Services Library in part with Federal funds from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under cooperative agreement number UG4LM012340 with the University of Maryland, Health Sciences and Human Service Library.