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Data Management Planning: Preparing a Data Management Plan

Guidance and resources for research data management.


DMPTool  is an online tool developed to help researchers create and share their data management plans. The site provides:

  • specific funder requirements
  • sample plans
  • step-by-step guidance to create a plan for your grant proposal
  • ability to save, edit, update and reuse your plans

Sign in using your UCM Net ID to create your own plans based on requirements from funding agencies.

Templates for Data Management Plans

Local Help for DMP Prep

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Emily Lin
Head, Digital Curation & Scholarship
UC Merced Library