Data Management Plans

Proposals to the National Science Foundation must include a Data Management Plan.

General Guidance and Resource Pages


General links & News Items


Data Repositories

Your institution may have a digital repository that can accept data files. There are a number of discipline-specific repositories as well.
  • Open Access Directory list of repositories
  • Data Dryad is an international repository of data underlying peer-reviewed articles in the basic and applied biosciences.
  • ICPSR maintains an archive of political and social science data.

Tools & Templates

  • The Data Conservancy at Johns Hopkins University has prepared a template for DMPs.
  • DMPtool provides templates and division-specific guidance for faculty preparing DMPs.