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Prepare a research data management plan

What is a research data management plan?

A research data management plan (DMP) is a working document, generally one- to two-pages in length. It formally lays out what will happen to data during and after a research project. Specific requirement are determined by the funder, research ethics boards, and institutional policies.

Key Elements of a Data Management Plan

  • Information about your research project
  • Metadata
  • Policies for access, sharing & re-use
  • Long-term storage & preservation
  • Budget for data management activities

Write a data management plan

Use the DMP Assistant for preparing DMPs. The tool follows best practices in data stewardship and walks researchers step-by-step through key questions about data management:

  • DMP Assistant
    DMP Assistant is a bilingual tool for preparing data management plans (DMPs). The tool follows best practices in data stewardship and walks researchers step-by-step through key questions about data management.
 
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