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Data Management Plans

Federal agencies are increasingly requiring that proposals for sponsored funding include a data management plan.  The plan should describe how the proposal will conform to the agency’s policy on the dissemination and sharing of research results. More information on data management plans is available at the various federal agency websites and in the resources below:

Data Management Challenges in Analysis and Synthesis in the Ecosystem Sciences

Ten Simple Rules for Creating a Good Data Management Plan

NSF: http://www.nsf.gov/bfa/dias/policy/dmp.jsp

NIH: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/policy/data_sharing/data_sharing_guidance.htm