Data Management Plan

Data Management Plan

Many federal funding agencies, including NIH and most recently NSF, are requiring that grant applications contain data management plans for projects involving data collection. To support researchers in meeting this requirement, the Center for Research Computing, together with the Notre Dame Data Management Working Group, is providing guidance on creating such plans.

PIs can find here some information that should help them prepare the Data Management Plans for their proposals. More detailed questions can be sent to the following email address: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . This email will direct your request to the Data Management Working Group, and you should expect that someone will contact you within one day. We encourage you to check the FAQ of particular agency before sending your questions to us.


Data Management Services at the University of Notre Dame

Several ND departments or centers can help you design and implement a Data Management Plan for your proposal. These include (links will lead you to data services offered): Center for Research Computing, Center for Children and FamiliesCenter for Social Research (more to come: please come back later to see links to OIT and Hesburgh Libraries).


Data Management Plan Resources

  • Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research. This website provides very comprehensive information on designing data management plans, especially for Political and Social Research.
  • MIT Data Management and Publishing.
  • Oak Ridge Data Management Guidelines

    Data Management Plan Examples

    Below you can find some example data management plans from the recent ND proposals. This list is expected to grow.


    Related CRC Data Storage Policies

    Please go here to check Data Storage and Archiving Policy