What Is A Data Management Plan (DMP)?
- A document that describes what data will be collected or generated and how they will be handled during or after the project.
- Many funding agencies require a DMP to be included in grant proposals.
Some common components in a DMP include:
- Types of data produced or collected
- Metadata formats and content
- Access, sharing and re-use policies
- Archiving and management plan
- Confidentiality and intellectual property
Examples Of DMPs, Guidance & Templates
- Data Management Plan Templates from Columbia University Libraries
- Sample NSF Data Management Plans from UC San Diego
- Data plan guidance and examples from the UK Digital Curation Centre (DCC)
Data Management Plan Tools
– From the UK Digital Curation Centre (DCC) help researchers to write DMPs. Users need to sign up to get an account. They have also prepared a checklist outlining what researchers may want to cover when writing a DMP.
last modified 27 July 2016