The library acquires data through several different channels, including the following:
Library Subject Specialists
Library subject specialists can assist in discovering, accessing and acquiring many different types of materials, including data, using their in-depth knowledge of a discipline or language.
Library Data Grants Program
The Library Data Grants Program accepts applications for library-licensed acquisition of access to data sets for affiliated researchers' research projects. University of Michigan affiliated researchers, including faculty, staff, post-docs, graduate and undergraduate students are eligible to apply.