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Create your Data Management Plans with DMPTool

The DMPTool offers ready-to-use templates to create a data management plan for NSF, NIH, NEH, DOE, IMLS and others.

A data management plan (DMP) is a written document for the lifecycle of your data. The plan provides details on data collection for storage, access, sharing, and reproducibility of your results. A good data management plan will ensure the availability and accessibility of your research results after your project is complete and you have published the results, increasing the value of your research and possible reuse by other researchers. 

Get started writing a DMP

1. Learn about the general aspects of DMPs
2. Check the requirements for your funder
  • Check our Funder Requirements and Guidelines page.
  • Always check the specific grant solicitation you're applying to for any requirements beyond the standard ones for that funder.

3. Write the DMP


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