Recent Federal mandates require grant recipients to archive and provide access to data and encourage or expect the creation of data management plans (DMPs). Below are requirements of some of the main U.S. federal agencies:
Different agency departments and individual proposal solicitations may provide additional information and guidelines for creating data management plans. Be sure to carefully review program solicitations for additional information.
To begin the data management planning process, ask yourself the following questions:
The DMPTool is a free service that helps researchers and institutions to create, review, and share high-quality data management plans that meet institutional and funder requirements.
UVM is not a partner institution, but individual researchers can create an account and log into DMPTool through the non-partner institution portal.