Write a Data Management Plan

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

Video tutorial describing how to write a data management plan, for example for a research grant application to an Economic and Social Research Council. A data management and sharing plan can help you consider--when you design and plan your research--how data will be managed during the research process and shared afterward with the wider research community. 

Research benefits:

  • Establishes how to collect and manage research data
  • Helps keep track of data assets (e.g., when staff leave your institution)
  • Identifies data support, resources, and services
  • Plans for data security and ethical measures
  • Prepares you for data request

For access to more UK Data Service video tutorials go to https://www.ukdataservice.ac.uk/use-data/tutorials. 

License - link to legal statement specifying the copyright status of the learning resource: 
Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic - CC BY 2.0
Access Cost: 
No fee
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Keywords - short phrases describing what the learning resource is about: 
Accessible data - FAIR Data Principle
Continuity of access - - Core Trustworthy Data Repositories Requirements
Data access
Data access methods
Data backup
Data collection
Data management
Data management planning
Data preservation
Data sharing
Security - Core Trustworthy Data Repositories Requirements
Published / Broadcast: 
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Media Type - designation of the form in which the content of the learning resource is represented, e.g., moving image: 
Presentation - representation of the particular way in which an author shows, describes or explains one or more concepts, e.g., a set of Powerpoint slides.
Educational Info
Purpose - primary educational reason for which the learning resource was created: 
Professional Development - increasing knowledge and capabilities related to managing the data produced, used or re-used, curated and/or archived.
Learning Resource Type - category of the learning resource from the point of view of a professional educator: 
Lesson - detailed description of an element of instruction in a course, [could be] contained in a unit of one or more lessons, and used by a teacher to guide class instruction. Example: presentation slides on a topic.
Target Audience - intended audience for which the learning resource was created: 
Graduate student
Early-career research scientist
Mid-career research scientist
Research scientist
Undergraduate student
Research faculty
Intended time to complete - approximate amount of time the average student will take to complete the learning resource: 
Up to 1 hour
Framework - A community-based organization plan or set of steps for education or training: 
ICSU - World Data System Training Resources Guide