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Research Data Management


The DMPTool offers ready-to-use templates to create a data management plan for NSF, NIH, NEH, DOE, IMLS and others.

Link to DMPTool

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Quick start guide

Data Management Plans

Many funding agencies require that funding proposals include a data management plan (DMP). We recommend using the California Digital Library's DMPTool to create your plan.​

Sample Plans

Funder Guidelines