Data Management Plan Templates

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Description - a brief synopsis, abstract or summary of what the learning resource is about: 

Do you need a template to draft a data management plan?  Not everyone wants to use the DMPTool, and we understand. Maybe you would like to have a template that you can use in a classroom setting so your students can practice writing a plan.  Perhaps you would simply like to see what the requirements are for a given funder, so you can get a head start on your next grant proposal.

The NSF and NEH templates are identical to the ones in the DMPTool.  The NIH and DOE templates were created in response to these funders changing landscapes. Some funders have specific requirements for a program, and those guidance documents are also available here. All templates are in Word format, and Rich Text format are available by request.

Authoring Organization(s) Name: 
University of Virginia Libraries
Access Cost: 
No fee
Primary language(s) in which the learning resource was originally published or made available: 
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Keywords - short phrases describing what the learning resource is about: 
Data management
Data management planning
Data management planning tools
Publisher - organization credited with publishing or broadcasting the learning resource: 
University of Virginia
Media Type - designation of the form in which the content of the learning resource is represented, e.g., moving image: 
Text - an explanation of a concept or a story using human readable characters formed into words, usually distinguished from graphical images.
Contact Organization(s): 
University of Virginia Libraries
Educational Info
Purpose - primary educational reason for which the learning resource was created: 
Instruction - detailed information about aspects or processes related to data management or data skills.
Learning Resource Type - category of the learning resource from the point of view of a professional educator: 
Text - body of a printed work, to include reading passages.
Target Audience - intended audience for which the learning resource was created: 
Graduate student
Research faculty
Undergraduate student