LDbase sets Metadata Standards on OSF for the field of education research

Open Science Framework (OSF) and the Center for Open Science (COS) are now using LDbase's metadata framework for FAIR storage of education and developmental science research data. In line with the National Institutes of Health’s recommendation for domain-specific repositories and reporting…

Dr. Alt's Late Talkers Research and Best Practices

Dr. Mary Alt (University of Arizona) has recently been awarded a research supplement through the NIH Tackling Acquisition of Language in Kids (TALK) Initiative, related to her ongoing NIH R01 grant Identification of treatment parameters that maximize language treatment efficacy for children.…

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LDbase Office Hours

Have questions about your data and our repository? Need help uploading your data? Can't figure out how to add a new metadata label to your project? Pop into our Office Hours Zoom to ask us anything! Office hours are held every month. Our next one will be on July 16, 2024 at 2:00 PM Eastern…

New Research Happening!

Dr. Jessica Toste (University of Texas at Austin) has recently been awarded an NIH R01 grant for her project Integrating Data to Advance Reading Effectiveness: Exploring Racial Differences (IDARE), which focuses on the integration and secondary analysis of reading intervention focused datasets.…

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Congrats, Jeffrey!

Congratulations to Dr. Jeffrey Shero on his graduation! Dr. Shero’s next step is a Postdoctoral Scholar at Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of Education with our colleague Dr. Jessica Logan. He is interested in open science and research methodologies broadly, with a particular interest in…

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Open Science October Week 4!

Sink your fangs into the last week of #OpenScienceOctober !  We've been hosting a frightfully fun event for those who want to practice their data viz skills. This week we are featuring the Western…

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Data Sharing Isn't Spooky!

Join in on the DataViz Challenge for #OpenScienceOctober! We will have 4 challenges this month, and we are currently in Week 1. Create a hauntingly interesting data viz looking at the Preschool Social and…

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Raffle Winners!

Congratulations to our 12 raffle winners, who EACH received a $100 gift card to Amazon! We enjoyed meeting everyone who stopped by our booths at the 2023 CEC, SRCD and AERA conferences, and we look forward to more in 2024!

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Welcome to the LDbase Team, Stephanie!

Stephanie Estrera is a PhD student at FSU interested in the genetic and environmental influences on reading, open science practices, and science communication. She is also a creative genius with a lot of new ideas, and we are lucky to have her as a part of the team!

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Welcome to the LDbase Team, Christine!

Christine White is a third-year Ph.D. student in Developmental Psychology. She is interested in studying and supporting reading educators’ evidence-based decision making through empirical research on effective early identification of students at risk for reading problems and through the creation…

Need Help with your Data Management Plan?

LDbase has a template for Data Management Plans and can fulfill grant requirements for funded researchers. Add LDbase to your grant! :) 

Did you know?

NIH encourages researchers to use domain-specific repositories that are most appropriate for their data type and discipline. NIH lists and supports LDbase as a trusted repository to use for Educational and Developmental research. We have current NIH funding, sustained support, open…

NIH Checklist

NIH has a list of Desirable Characteristics for Data Repositories, and LDbase meets all of the criteria! See how we do it, here.