Data Management Planning

Data Management Planning

A collection of online data management guides, tools, and other resources for researchers and librarians. For scholarly publications and other resources on data-intensive scholarship, see the Data Curation page.

Data Management Guides


Please see the Repositories Page for information about data repositories

  • Software Carpentry - Lessons for teaching tools essential to data management (e.g. GitHub, Unix)
  • Data Cite - The DataCite Consortium provides a number of services to support efforts at increasing the ease and prevalence of data citation
  • DMP Tool - Open access data management plan tool designed to help researchers meet funding agencies’ DMP requirements.
  • Data Curation Profiles Toolkit - Toolkit intended to help librarians engage in conversations with researchers, understand data management in different disciplines, help identify possible data services, and serve as a starting point for curating a dataset.
  • Glossary of Data Management Terms - Glossary provided by Cornell University Research Data Management Services Group
  • Data Management Checklist - UK Data Services

Guidelines from Funding Agencies

Data Management Plan Examples and Templates