Funders are increasingly requiring grant applicants to submit data management plans as part of their proposals. This guide describes what data management and data management plans are; how to write a data management plan; and how to execute it. Read on for a brief introduction to data management and use the tabs in the sidebar to get practical guidance.
What does it mean to manage your data?
Data management is a set of practices and infrastructures for collecting, storing, accessing, preserving, and sharing data that allow it to be used effectively and ethically.
The details of data management are always discipline- and project-specific.
Why should you have a plan for managing your data?
Karen Hanson, Alisa Surkis and Karen Yacobucci. Data Sharing and Management Snafu in 3 Short Acts. YouTube. https://youtu.be/66oNv_DJuPc