Data Management Plan (DMP)
Creating a Data Management Plan (DMP) for any research project is considered good scientific practice and increasingly mandated by research stakeholders. (Early) Planning for Research Data Management (RDM) can save a lot of time, money and problems in the long run and will therefore increase scientific integrity and transparency. The content of a DMP covers core topics such as data description, documentation, metadata & standards, data storage & security, sharing & reuse, legal & ethical issues as well as responsibilities & costs related to research data management. read more
Duration: 5:23 mins
Content: In this knowledge clip we have a look at Data Management Plans. Why should you plan for data management and what is the typical content of a DMP? And when should you submit it?
Ghent University Data Stewards (2020). Knowledge clip: Data Management Plans (DMPs). Available at: https://youtu.be/GRNsLTQGjCo
License: CC BY 4.0
- Checklist for a Data Management Plan provided by DCC (Digital Curation Centre)
The checklist provides guidance and questions to consider when creating a DMP
- Checklist for a Data Management Plan provided by SND (Swedish National Data Service)
This checklist guides you with questions trough the DMP core topics
- Data Management Planning Themes provided by DCC & UC3
This is a consolidated set of data management planning themes & guidance
- Data management general guidance provided by DMPTool
This guide provides background information and help on all DMP core topics
- DMPonline Tool for creating a DMP provided by DCC
DMPonline helps you to create, review, and share data management plans that meet institutional and funder requirements. It is provided by the Digital Curation Centre (DCC).
- RDMO Tool for creating a DMP (Research Data Management Organizer)
The Research Data Management Organiser (RDMO) enables institutions as well as researchers to plan and carry out their management of research data. RDMO can assemble all relevant planning information and data management tasks across the whole life cycle of the research data.
- Data Steward Wizard
The Data Stewardship Wizard will effortlessly guide you through the creation of your data management plan by e.g. giving you hints about good data management practice, checking the FAIRness of your plan, or asking and following only questions relevant to your project
- Practical Guide to the International Alignment of Research Data Management – Extended Edition
Originally released in 2019, and following its successful uptake by many organisations, the extended edition features a brand-new rubric to facilitate the evaluation of a data management plan (DMP). The guide also presents core requirements for DMPs, criteria for the selection of trustworthy repositories, and guidance for researchers to comply with organisational requirements.
- FAIR Data Austria Webinar “Austrian Science Fund (FWF) Research Data Management”
have a look at the slides (https://phaidra.univie.ac.at/detail/o:1206158#?page=1&pagesize=10&fq=resourcetype_text&collection=o:1168881) and/or video (https://phaidra.univie.ac.at/detail/o:1202593#?page=1&pagesize=10&fq=resourcetype_video&collection=o:1168881, FWF DMP see minutes 36:18-55:00) from the Webinar “Austrian Science Fund (FWF) Research Data Management” to inform about DMPs in general and FWF requirements in particular. The Webinar is part of the Webinar Series “Research Data Management in Austria” (https://phaidra.univie.ac.at/o:1188972) aimed at researchers and/or research support staff and serves to promote networking and exchange on the topic of research data management – like writing a data management plan and related topics