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
- 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: