The Research Navigator is compiled and maintained by Research Data Management, VCU Libraries, according to the selection criteria below. This is not an exhaustive list. If a resource link is not working, or if you have trouble getting help, please let us know so we can update the Navigator.

Selection Criteria

When searching for resources to include in the Research Navigator, the following criteria were used:

  • The site must provide accurate, non-biased information that provides a resource that is directly useful for researchers.
  • The site owner is listed and is in some way related to the subject of the site.
  • The scope of the site is clearly stated.
  • The advisors and contributors to the site are qualified.
  • The purpose of the site is educational/research specific, not to sell a product or service.
  • The site is consistently available with evidence of ongoing support.
  • Information is current with an indication of when the site has been or will be updated.
  • The resource is unique and not reproduced from another site.
  • The site must be a VCU subscription or free.

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