Computation and Data Resource Exchange

Data Sources

The University of Virginia subscribes to, creates, and contributes to multiple data sources available for use by researchers.

Data Discovery & Access

UVA Library's Data Discovery service works with researchers to identify existing data sources and provides support for querying and downloading datasets from multiple software tools and online databases. Email us at:

Libra Data (Local UVA Dataverse Instance) 

Many research projects share their data in disciplinary or institutional repositories. Datasets and other final, publishable products of research born at UVA may be submitted to Libra Data in order to preserve them and make them accessible worldwide. In addition to sharing your own collections this way, you can search this and other existing repositories for relevant secondary data.  Learn more about Libra Data.

Licensed Data

The UVA Library manages a collection of datasets and licensed data for academic research and teaching purposes, including:

Contact UVA Library’s Data Discovery at to learn more.

Research Data Management Support

The UVA Library's Research Data Management service works with researchers in understanding and meeting funder’s requirements, including assistance in drafting and reviewing data management plans, selecting appropriate active data storage, choosing a repository, and preparing research data for archiving. Email us at


Restricted Access Data

Clinical Data Repository (CDR)

The Clinical Data Repository (CDR) is a data warehouse containing information about patients seen at the University of Virginia Health System. It provides researchers, clinicians, and students with direct access to detailed, flexible and rapid retrospective views of de-identified clinical and financial patient data.


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