A new NIH Data Management and Sharing Policy went into effect in January 2023

Resources, training, and templates from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine
Learning resources and Official policy information from NIH

The resources below can help you write data management plans to comply with funder requirements. For basic guidance on data management, we recommend reading Good Enough Practices for Scientific Computing (Wilson et al., 2016). Or contact us for one-on-one help.


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Data Management Plan Templates

Shape and structure your NSF or NIH data management plan.

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Cut-and-Paste Language 

Use in your data management plan.


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Metadata Guidance

Help your data be machine readable and understood by others. 

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DMP Tool 

Create data management plans that meet institutional and funder requirements. Review public DMPs.
DMP Tool Tutorial from ASU