Data Management Planning (DMP)
Why do I need a DMP?
In general, a DMP should include:
Funding agency considerations
Funding agency requirements vary widely so check their website before starting to write your DMP.
Information about files, formats, and directories that will be used during data collection, including file naming conventions, software that will be used to gather data, and file formats
General outline for writing a DMP:
DMP Tool: a free, online resource that guides you through writing the necessary sections of the DMP:
Data Management Planning: Self Assessment provides a list of questions to consider when writing a DMP:
Framework for creating a data management plan (ISPCR):
Why do funding agencies require DMPs?