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Research Administration and Data Management made easy

Welcome to Craedl, a service designed to help researchers do research. Craedl helps you administer your research projects and manage your research data. Easily search for the data from that experiment you ran four months ago. Effortlessly share your data with collaborators regardless of file size. Simply publish your data alongside your research papers and search through data published by others in your field.

For Principal Investigators

As a PI, you want to spend your time advancing the state of the art, not tending to your researchers. Use Craedl to keep track of your students and their work.

For Researchers

As a researcher, you want to spend your time advancing the state of the art, not curating your data. Use Craedl to keep track of your data and collaborate with your coworkers.

For Research Administrators

As an administrator, you want to spend your time advancing the state of the art, not tracking down the email addresses of all of your PIs' students. Use Craedl to streamline your administrative tasks.


Data management

Data management

Craedl works within your existing workflow to help you keep track of your work. Need to find that data set from two months ago? No problem.
Metadata tagging

Metadata tagging

Craedl provides a framework for automatically tagging your data with metadata so you don't have to waste your time doing it manually.
Data sharing

Data sharing

Control your data. Keep it private, make it public, or share specific data sets large and small across institutional boundaries with ease.
Data discovery

Data discovery

Make your data accessible for your colleagues to extend. Search for similar work within your research community.
Research administration

Research administration

Ever had your progress stalled when a student graduated? Craedl assists you in managing your research group to help keep track of your intellectual property.
Institutional analytics

Institutional analytics

Quantify your institution's research outputs to improve high-level decision making and support grant proposals.
Access anywhere

Access anywhere

Access your data anywhere you have an internet connection to keep your work moving forward.
Federated login

Federated login

You don't need to worry about another username and password. Simply log in using your credentials from your university or laboratory.

Frequently asked questions

What is your mission?

To empower researchers to focus on their domain science by providing an environment for data management that expedites research administration, project collaboration, and community interaction.

How do I get Craedl for my research group?

Send a message to request@craedl.org and tell us about your research group.

I've run into trouble. How do I get help?

Send a message to help@craedl.org describing what has gone wrong. We'll get back to you soon.

Is Craedl an acronym?

What good is a name that's not an acronym? Craedl: Collaborative Research Administration Environment and Data Library.

How do I request a feature?

Send a message to request@craedl.org with some details.

I want a cookie. May I have a cookie?

Find a bug and send a message to help@craedl.org explaining how we can reproduce it. If we can confirm you've found a bug, you may come get a cookie.

Can I help build Craedl?

Yes! Send a message to info@craedl.org with your résumé.

About us

Who are we?

Craedl is led by scientific researchers at the Maryland Advanced Research Computing Center and the Johns Hopkins University with support from the Hopkins Extreme Materials Institute.

How are we funded?

Craedl development is funded by the Hopkins Extreme Materials Institute and the Johns Hopkins University.

Where are we located?

123 Malone Hall
The Johns Hopkins University
3400 N. Charles St.
Baltimore, MD 21218

Contact us

Want to learn more about Craedl? Interested in using Craedl for your research?

Contact us an info@craedl.org.