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Data Management @ ODU

Data Management Plans

A Data Management Plan (DMP) is the part of a grant proposal where researchers describe the types of data they will collect and how they plan to maintain and share that data. More funding agencies are requiring data management plans to ensure sustained public access to grant supported research data.

Use the DMP Tool to create your data management plan whether or not it is required by a funding agency. It will help you in planning and organizing your research data so that you can make it available for others to use and adapt to further research in your area.


Here are links to some of the best guides and DMP websites from other universities and organizations:

Click here for a listing of US funders and research organizations in ROARMAP. 

Data Management/Sharing Information from NIH & NSF: