Research Data Management for Purdue

The Purdue University Research Repository (PURR) provides an online, collaborative working space and data-sharing platform to support Purdue researchers and their collaborators.


Full spectrum support from planning to publication


Meet funders’ data requirements with our helpful resources and expert advice.


Your own file sharing space and update feed make team collaboration easy.


Publish your data, get a DOI and track your impact. Leave the archiving to us.

Our services

Expert help with Data Management Planning

PURR offers several layers of assistance with data management planning including step-by-step guidance, boilerplate text for your proposal, sample plans, and individual consultations.

Storage for all of your projects

PURR measures storage by the project not the user, so you always have room for something new. All projects start with 100GB of storage. Is your project grant funded? Let us know and we’ll bump that up to 1 TB at no cost to you.

Get credit for your data

Make it easy for researchers to find and cite your data by publishing with PURR. Each dataset gets a Digital Object Identifier (DOI) that makes it easier for people to cite your data and give you credit. PURR even helps keep track of when your dataset gets cited.

Measuring Impact

PURR’s most re-used dataset has been cited 99 times since it was published in 2015, including more than 50 articles in 25 journals with an average Journal Impact Factor of 3.185.

PURR at a glance

Data management plans
Grant awards
Registered Researchers
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Featured Dataset

James A McCann, Purdue
Michael Jones-Correa, Cornell

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An original national survey of the foreign-born Latino population in the US who were interviewed during and/or immediately after the 2012 national elections in the US.

Start Your Research Project

  • Create a Data Management PlanLearn about the detailed requirements for your data management plan (DMP). Funding agency requirements are very specific and our DMP resources can help you to clear up any confusion. Get Started ›

  • Upload Research Data to Your ProjectCreate a project to upload and share your data with collaborators using our step-by-step form to guide you through the process. Invite collaborators from other institutions to join your project. Create a Project ›

  • Publish your DatasetPackage, describe, and publish your dataset with a Datacite DOI. Publishing will ensure your dataset is citable, reusable, and archived for the long-term. See Published Datasets ›

The Purdue University Research Repository (PURR) is a university core research facility provided by the Purdue University Libraries and the Office of the Executive Vice President for Research and Partnerships, with support from additional campus partners.