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Washington University in St. Louis Selects TIND Research Data Management

Released February 10, 2023

St. Louis, MO, and Oslo, Norway – February 10, 2023Washington University in St. Louis has selected TIND RDM as its new research data repository, migrating from Digital Commons. TIND RDM will be used to share and publish datasets and supplemental files, including spreadsheets, protocols, field sheets, analysis scripts, and images. Supporting FAIR principles, integrating with DataCite, and offering a data curation workflow, TIND RDM offers WashU a strong foundation for sharing and publishing research data for long-term access and future use. 

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Washington University in St. Louis is ranked among the top universities in the United States and is classified among R1 Doctoral Universities. To curate, manage, enhance, and preserve the institution’s research outputs for long-term access,  WashU Libraries support a comprehensive RDM program. As part of the evolution of this service, they have chosen to migrate from its existing repository to TIND RDM. 

“We did an exhaustive review of data repository solutions. TIND RDM met our needs by providing a hosted solution that integrates the DataCite schema and supports our data curation workflow”, said Jennifer Moore, WashU Head of Data Services. “As an institution, we are committed to FAIR data sharing, and we believe TIND RDM positions us well to meet that commitment.”

TIND RDM provides highly customizable, flexible data submission workflows to meet an institution’s specific data repository requirements.TIND’s products support the DataCite schema, ensuring data is sharable in DataCite, and making it easy for institutions to make research discoverable and accessible, as well as assigning persistent identifiers (DOIs). 

“WashU is an impactful research institution and an early adopter of RDM tools and services. We are pleased to have been selected to support their next-generation research data repository,” said Alexander Niezhold, CEO of TIND. “We look forward to welcoming WashU into the TIND community and working in partnership to deliver a customizable, scalable, turnkey RDM solution that can support all research stakeholders.”


About TIND

TIND is an official CERN spin-off providing commercial library management systems, digital preservation, and research data management solutions based on CERN open-source software. Serving academic, public, and special research libraries around the globe, TIND is headquartered in Oslo, Norway. More info at 


About Washington University in St. Louis

Washington University in St. Louis is a private research university with its main campus in St. Louis County and Clayton, Missouri. Founded in 1853, the university is named after George Washington and is ranked among the United States' top universities.

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