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Data Management Plans


NIH requires all applicants planning to generate scientific data to prepare a Data Management and Sharing (DMS) Plan that describes how the scientific data will be managed and shared.

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DMS Plan Examples and Templates


The two-page data management plan (DMP) is a required part of a proposal to the NSF. It describes how a proposal will follow NSF policy on managing, disseminating and sharing research results.

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Sample Plans

Online DMP development tools

The Digital Curation Centre and UC3 team at the California Digital Library had developed a click-through wizard for creating a DMP that complies with funder requirements.