About Us

The Research Information Technology Office (RITO)  was established to meet the growing IT needs of researchers. RITO also works closely with UNMC’s Information Technology Services (ITS) and other college/departmental IT entities to fulfill the specialized IT needs of researchers.

RITO provides two hours of consulting service at no cost to each researcher annually, which is funded by the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research (VCR).



RITO serves all of UNMC's colleges and institutes and collaborate with the research community to develop technology requirements proposals for INBRE, COBRE, IDeA-CTR, PCORI, National Strategic Research Institute (NSRI) and other NIH and non-NIH funding entities.

Services not in Scope

Desktop deployment and support, Networking, Help Desk, ITS Security, Administration of ITS systems, and other specialized areas of ITS core areas.

Acknowledgement sample for RITO support

This publication/presentation/poster/review article uses the services provided by the Research and Information Technology Office (RITO) at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC), which is supported by UNMC's Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research.