Data Services

Library Data Services

We help guide researchers, students, and medical professionals in finding biomedical data, cleaning and wrangling data, analyzing data, and creating publication-ready visualizations. Our services include individual consultations to allow you to get focused assistance on specific data questions, and workshops to help you learn novel data analysis techniques and software.

Name Hours Description Topics
Data @ HSL Monday - Friday
by Appointment: Ask Us
Assistance with finding biomedical data, cleaning and wrangling data, analyzing data, and creating publication-ready visualizations. Learn more R, SPSS, Qualtrics, Stata, SAS, PRISM, statistics, visualization

More Data Services located at the Health Sciences Library

The Health Sciences Library hosts data and research computing consultants to provide free consulting services for all researchers in the Health System, including research staff, clinical staff (residents, nurses, clinicians), and students (medical, nursing, BIMS).

Visit the consultants during the dates and times listed below, at the Research Services desk in the MILL area on the lower level of the Health Sciences Library (turn right at the bottom of the stairs).

Name Hours
(currently all services are available online only)
Description Topics
PHS @ the Library Online only: contact 

Mark Smolkin via email to set up an appointment, or submit a request through the PHS consultation form.

Consultation service to address introductory questions about research methods and basic statistics. Learn more

Biostatistics, power, experimental design
Research Concierge @ the Library Online only: visit the iTHRIV Portal, login, and click Submit a Request Research Concierge @ the Library is a joint service provided by iTHRIV, the SOM CTO, and the Health Sciences Library. Consultants are able to provide high level orientation to: services supporting health research, funding sources, medical data repositories, research facilities, regulatory requirements, and research software and management systems. Learn more. iTHRIV Research Concierge Portal (
feasibility analysis, Protocol Builder, Multi-center studies, IRB, OnCore, TriNETX, CRConnect, eCRF
Research Data Capture @ the Library Online only: visit the iTHRIV Portal, login, and click Submit a Request Assistance with clinical research projects, including feasibility questions, user account assistance, project design, advanced feature development, user rights, data import/export, eCRFs, API, etc. Email us at REDCap
Research Computing @ the Library Office hours Tue, Wed, and Thu via Zoom Assistance with conceptualizing and executing computation-intensive projects. Guidance about UVA's high performance computing environments (Rivanna and HIPAA-compliant Ivy); and UVA’s Viz Lab, a VR/GPU facility designed to help develop visualizations for research and education. Learn more at Rivanna, Ivy, VizLab, python, Fiji/imageJ, UNIX, bioinformatics, machine learning, visualization; 

Additional Data Services - Health System

Health System Analytics & Reporting

A full range of tools and services to meet your clinical data needs, including Clinical Data Repository (CDR) support, dashboard development, integration of project data and data from existing systems (e.g. Epic), data modeling, patient registries, business intelligence.

Research Computing

UVA Research Computing supports computational research by providing advanced cyber-infrastructure and expertise in data analysis at scale for UVA faculty, staff and students. They offer services and free workshops related to high performance computing, cloud architecture, scientific programming and big data solutions.

PHS Consulting and Collaboration Support

Need more research assistance? The UVA PHS provides fee-based Consulting & Collaboration Support to assist researchers with study design, data analysis, statistical graphics, outcomes and comparative effectiveness research, data base development and management and other multidisciplinary analytical services, such as evaluation methods, surveys and community engagement strategies. Charges are on an hourly rate basis. 

UVA Bioinformatics Core

The Bioinformatics Core in the School of Medicine provides expert and timely bioinformatics consulting and data analysis solutions to UVa and non-UVa investigators on both grant-funded and chargeback based projects for management and analysis of large-scale biological datasets produced by high-throughput genomics experiments.

Data Services Across Grounds

UVA Library Research Data Services + Sciences

UVA Library's consultation services at the Brown Science and Engineering Library, including the StatLab (data analysis and statistics), research software, data management, and data discovery. Office hours each semester, or by appointment. See their wide variety of data-related workshops.

ITS Storage, Hosting, and Servers

UVA Information Technology Services (ITS) provides information on storage, including options for large files, images, videos and critical data. in addition, they provide guidance and resources for databases, physical and virtual servers, and backup.

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