Make a Data Management Plan

Do you need to create a data management or sharing plan as a part of your proposal to the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, or other funding agency? 

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We can help you prepare a well-written data management plan (DMP) that describes how you’ll develop, describe, protect, share, and preserve your data.

Whether you’re preparing a grant proposal, want guidance on how to handle sharing and access, or need to decide which data repository is right for you, we’ll work with you to develop a plan that meets your needs.

Get to know Deep Blue Data, our institutional repository for sharing and archiving U-M research data. It’s protected and secure, free to use, and developed and managed by the library.

Explore related resources

See Research Data: Finding, Managing, Sharing, which details the services we offer to help you share and preserve your data. 

Get recommendations in our guide to data management plans. Although it was created for the College of Engineering, it offers guidance that’s applicable to researchers in many other fields. You can also review research data management tips specifically for the health sciences.

Contact a specialist in your area of study, who can provide customized research support, advice, and resources.