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Data Management Planning

The following documents provide guidance on the types of issues you may need to consider as you begin the process of writing your DMP.

From Stamford Libraries:

Data storage and backup
Data best practices
Creating metadata
Working with sensitive data
Data sharing
Licensing your data
Data preservation


dmpt logo  DMPTool  is an online tool developed to help researchers create and share  their data management plans. The site provides:           

❖ specific funder requirements
❖ sample plans
❖ step-by-step guidance to create a plan for your grant proposal
❖ ability to save, edit, update and reuse your plans

Create a free account here.

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DataONE Education Modules are downloadable powerpoints on data related topics, including: 

✴︎ Why Data Management
✴︎ Data Sharing
✴︎ Data Management Planning
✴︎ Data entry and Manipulation
✴︎ Data Quality Control
✴︎ Protecting your Data
✴︎ Metadata
✴︎ Data Citation
✴︎ Analysis and Workflows
✴︎ Legal and Policy Issues.

All are licensed under a Creative Commons license.