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Last Updated: Mar 26, 2013 URL: http://libguides.calpoly.edu/data Print Guide RSS Updates

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Importance of a Data Management Plan

A data management plan helps you:

Learn more about the additional benefits to industry and other external partners when you share your data.



Funding agencies now require researchers to provide a data management plan as part of their funding proposals.

The Data Management Planning Tool developed by a group of major U.S. research institutions, offers ready-to-use templates to create data management plans for the NSF, NIH, NEH, NOAA, GBMF and IMLS. To get started, click here, select Cal Poly as your institution, and log in using your Cal Poly username and password.

The Robert E. Kennedy Library can provide consultative services to help campus researchers share, reuse, manage or archive their data. Contact Marisa Ramirez, Digital Scholarship Services Librarian, to set up an appointment.

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