Manage and Share Your Research

Managing and sharing your research and creative scholarship in ethical and responsible ways can include a complex mix of personal processes, rights considerations, and an array of resources and technology-related options. Digital Initiatives at the Mansfield Library can answer questions and provides assistance and services related to:

  • Scholarly publishing, copyright, author’s rights
  • Open Access, Creative Commons Licenses
  • Research data management
  • Assessing, maximizing, and reporting the impact of your research
  • Managing your scholarly identity and reputation
  • Open Educational Resources (OERs)
  • Digitization
  • Digital Preservation

Contact Us

Questions? Want to explore a collaboration with us? Contact Wendy Walker, Digital Initiatives Librarian, via email or at 406-243-6004.


ScholarWorks, UM’s institutional repository, centralizes, preserves, and provides access to the research, creative scholarship, and unique resources produced and curated by UM faculty, students, and staff. ScholarWorks boosts research impact and expands the reach of UM scholarship worldwide by making these resources easier to find, share, cite, and use. Learn more about ScholarWorks services and benefits here.

Research Data Management (RDM)

We offer assistance with RDM plans and consult on RDM basics such as storage, archiving, and access. Please contact us for a consultation.