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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Libraries: Data Management and Publishing
veerle on 2011-04-30 00:29

The MIT Libraries Data Management and Publishing guide is aimed to provide academic researchers with practical tips for research data management. Includes guidance on a range of topics, covering both managing data during a project and sharing/archiving data upon completion. Includes page on developing data management plans.

Data Conservancy: Data Management Plan Template
veerle on 2011-04-30 00:26

The Data Conservancy's Data Management Plan Template is a template that addresses the elements of the National Science Foundation's (NSF) guidelines for data management plans, focusing on cross-cutting or common elements across NSF directorates.

DataONE: Data Management Plans
veerle on 2011-04-30 00:24

The DataONE Data Management Plans site describes the purpose of data management plans, with an outline plan and an example from environmental sciences. Information includes an overview of data management checklists currently in use across various organisations and support services, indicating common and unique topics across checklists.

Rural Economy and Land Use Programme (Relu): Data Management Planning
veerle on 2011-04-30 00:22

Relu's Data Management Planning site has data management planning guidance, template and real-case examples of data management plans from the UK-based cross-disciplinary Rural Economy and Land Use Programme (social, environmental and biological sciences). Relu has its own data management and sharing policy and all funded projects are required to prepare a data management plan when they begin.

Australian National Data Service (ANDS): Guide to Data Management Planning
veerle on 2011-04-30 00:14

The ANDS: Guide to Data Management Planning from the Australian National Data Service offers generic guidance on data management planning aimed at all disciplines of research. The guidance gives a checklist of topics to include in a plan.

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