USGS Data Management Training Modules – Planning for Data Management

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This is one of six interactive modules created to help researchers, data stewards, managers and the public gain an understanding of the value of data management in science and provide best practices to perform good data management within their organization. In this module, we will provide an overview of data management plans. First, we will define and describe Data Management Plans, or DMPs. We will then explain the benefits of creating a DMP. Finally, we will provide instructions on how to prepare a DMP, including covering key components common to most DMPs.

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U.S. Geological Survey
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Hutchison, V.B.,, Burley, T.E., Chang, M.Y., Chatfield, T.A., Cook, R.B., Henkel, H.S., Strasser, C.A., Zolly, L.S., 2013, USGS data management training modules – planning for data management: U.S. Geological Survey,
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Data management planning
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