Creating Data Management Plans
- We created this example to demonstrate the content and style of a typical data management plan.
- NSF plans from various Directorates.
- Example of a plan if no data produced.
Build a plan from a template
DMP Tool is an online service that lets you write, share, and publish data management plans. Search public data management plans to get a sense of what peers in your field are submitting.
Use the DMP Tool to craft your plan in a template. You can save your plan and revise it later.
Review our presentation
These slides provide some background and a quick overview of typical plan content.
Learn the in's and out's of data management plans
Our Complete Guide to Writing Data Management Plans features guidance and resources to assist you in developing a successful data management plan.
Attend our workshop: Mastering Data Management Plans
Check for upcoming dates. The workshop will help you understand the typical requirements, design your plan, and deal with special situations.
Request a DMP Consultation
Let us know if you are interested in consulting with a librarian on a data management plan. Your request will be sent to a librarian at the University of Maryland Libraries.