The Office of Research offers a wide variety of resources to students and faculty related to their Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity (RSCA) at San Jose State University. Below you will find information relating to RSCA policies, reports, communications, plans, campus collaboration, training and forms.


Learn more about RSCA policies.


Find training resources related to RSCA.

University Grants Academy (UGA)

Find out about our program that supports faculty in writing and submitting grant proposals. 

RSCA Communications, Reports and Plans

Office of Research is responsible for providing the campus community with reports associated with RSCA campus-wide.


Find forms related to RSCA.

Research Data Management Tools

SJSU Data Management Handbook [pdf]
An educational resource intended to help researchers who want to conduct research with human participants construct an effective data management plan as part of their research proposals.

Where Should You Keep Your Data?
Advice provided by The Chronicle of Higher Education

Data Management Planning Tool

Guidelines for Data De-Identification and Anonymization

Library Guide for Data
The library provides this guide to faculty and students. 

Plagiarism Guidelines

The library offers a variety of resources available to faculty and students with regards to plagarism.

Plagiarism Tutorial/Research Guide

InfoPower Tutorial/Research Guide

Paraphrasing Tutorial/Research Guide