Data management planning
DMP tools and examples
Tools and templates are available to support you when creating your data management plan.
DMPonline is a free tool that will help you to write, share and export a data management plan. It offers built-in data management plan templates for many major funders.
You can use it to share your plan with others, co-author a plan, and output text in several different formats.
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Sample funder plans
Other sample funder plans can act as a guide for your own DMP.
The following plans are for illustration only:
AHRC: The Professional Career and Output of Trevor Jones (PDF) (technical plan for a large project that involved digitising an archive of film music)
ESRC: Realist Evaluation of Adapted Sex Offender Treatment Programs for Men with Intellectual Disability (PDF) (plan that looks at managing quantitative and qualitative data, including audio interviews)
BBSRC: Data management plan published in the RIO journal by Dr Laurent Gatto at the University of Cambridge.
NSF ENG: Data management plan from University of Michigan College of Engineering (PDF).