CHECKLISTS, TEMPLATES AND
Data Management Plans (Stanford University)
Creating a Data Management Plan (Samples) (University of Minnesota Libraries)
Managing Your Data: Project Start and End Checklists (MIT Libraries)
What is a Data Management Plan?
A detailed description "...of how research data will be organized, managed, and preserved throughout the data's lifecycle, during the project and after." [Source: Krier, Laura and Carly A. Strasser. Data Management for Libraries. Chicago: ALA LITA, 2014.]
Why manage data or develop a Data Management Plan?
There is a long list of benefits for the individual researcher, project, local institution, scholarship, and society at large. In addition, some granting agencies and publishers require a data management plan.
Some of the Many Benefits:
Data Obligations or Requirements of Major Funders:
Data Requirements of Some Science Publishers (Journals)
Social Science Journals that Require Data Sharing
Typical Parts of a DM Plan including for Granting Agencies: