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