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Research Data Management Basics

Data management is an important part of the research life cycle. This guide covers best practices and resources.

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Examples of Data Management Plans

Examples of Data Management Plans

Data management planning is an important part of a research project. The plans required by funders are the first step in addressing how you will manage your research data. Once you get funding for your project, the second phase is building from your initial data management plan and devising a more detailed plan. Of course, writing a data management plan need not be tied to a grant application!