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Data Management Plans

This is a guide for researchers applying to grants that require data management plans or data sharing plans, but it also contains general information about data management practices.

Guide Author

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Stefan Kramer
Associate Director for Research Data Services

Appointments: schedule one

ORCID ID: 0000-0001-5795-7629

AU DMP Template

The Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) has created several data management plan (and related) templates.

Sample Data Management Plans and Templates from Other Sources

DMPTool provides a list of funder requirements and templates along with some sample plans.  You can log in to the resource using your AU username and password to use it to build a data management plan.

ICPSR, the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research, provides Data Management Plan Resources and Examples, including some from the natural sciences.

DataONE (the Data Observation Network for Earth) provides some sample plans developed during a best practices workshop.