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Writing a Data Management Plan

A formal Data management plan is a required component of a grant proposal for most federal funding agencies and some private agencies as well. Each funding directorate has certain required headings that address many data management best practices


The DMPTool is a piece of software that will help you create your Data Management Plan. The DMPTool will walk you through the appropriate template for the granting agency and provides OSU-specific suggestions. The Ohio State University is a member to the DMPTool, allowing you to login with your name.#. Get started here

NIH Data Management and Sharing Policy

NEWS: New NIH Policy on Data Management and Sharing (effective January 25, 2023)
NIH has issued a new Final NIH Policy for Data Management and Sharing, which will require NIH funded researchers to prospectively submit a plan outlining how scientific data from their research will be managed and shared. On January 25, 2023, the new policy will come into effect and replace the 2003 NIH Data Sharing Policy currently in effect.

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