Data Management Planning

Data management is an integral part of the research process. A good data management plan can help you: 

  • Meet federal funding agency requirements
  • Ensure that research data and records are accurate, complete, and reliable
  • Increase research efficiency and prevent duplication of effort
  • Enhance data security and minimize risk of data loss

Learn more about federal funding agency requirements and tools to help you prepare a data management plan

The library can assist you in developing a data management plan that is tailored to your research and your needs, whether you are submitting a grant application or just need guidance for managing the development and dissemination of data amongst project partners. For more information and assistance, contact your subject librarian or e-mail researchdataservices@umich.edu.  

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Last modified: 07/17/2018