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Data Services Librarian
room no. 311
One on one consutlation
Mon. to Fri: 9:00 am - 4:00pm
Why Data Management?
Well managed data will allow:
1- Verification of published research results.
2- Reduction of scientific fraud.
3- Promotion of new research.
4- Reduction of redundancy in research.
Data Management Plan Content
- Description of the Data : Type, format and volume.
- Storage implications
- Description of the data collection method.
- Discuss quality insurance protocols
- Describe the needed documentation that will help in interpreting and using the data.
- Describe provisions for protecting confidentiality.
- Manage Copyrights
- Identify the repository
- Document the data
- Describe how others might find your data
- Explain how to cite your data
- Discuss privacy concerns
- Identify who will oversee the implementation of data management plan.
- Consider long term preservation-costs
Funding Agencies Requirements
“Proposals …. must include a supplementary document of no more than 2 pages labeled “Data Management Plan”” (NSF, 2010)
“…investigators submitting an NUH application seeking $500,000 or more in direct costs in any single year are expected to include a “plan for data sharing” or state why sharing is impossible.” (NIH, 2003)
What data are generated by your research? What is your plan for managing the data? (NEH, 2015).