Research Data Management System (RDMS)

Service Information

RDMS services are available to provide Tufts faculty, staff, and their researchers with tools to address unified data management, data curation, and compliance with federal grant data management mandates.

Available To:

Arts & Sciences
Friedman School of Nutrition, Science and Policy
Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences
Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine
Tufts School of Dental Medicine
Tufts School of Medicine
Benefits and Features: 

Tufts Research Technology consulting, training, and workflow analysis is available to align your lab needs with software solutions.

Two RDMS software platforms are available: LabArchives and Agilent OpenLABRDMS software platforms allow researchers to:

  • Create electronic lab notebooks
  • Explore options to collaborate with fellow researchers
  • Access RDMS tools via a web browser or client software
  • Organize multiple projects and address data curation
  • Access integrated storage that is backed up and secure
  • Store and search multiple document types
  • Comply with federal requirements for data management and sharing
  • Automatically sweep/transfer data from instruments



Access to LabArchives and Agilent OpenLAB is provided through a supported desktop web browser and/or client software, using your Tufts Username and Tufts Password.

RDMS recommends that the Tufts Principle Investigator requests a consultation to discuss their current data workflow and storage methods to determine which solution is best aligned with their group’s needs and expectations.

Get Started: 

A consultation and training are required before using the RDMS Solution and LabArchives and Agilent OpenLAB. Please contact to schedule a consultation. For more information, see the RDMS site.


For general IT support, contact the TTS 24/7 Service Desk by calling 617-627-3376 or emailing For a consultation, contact