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USDA-NIFA: National Institute of Food and Agriculture (new window) Opens in new window (new window) Opens in new window U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) 04-10-2018 DMP for NIFA-Funded Projects
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) (new window) Opens in new window (new window) Opens in new window U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) 04-10-2018 USGS Data Management
USGS Public Access Plan
NSF-SBE: Social, Behavioral, Economic Sciences (new window) Opens in new window (new window) Opens in new window National Science Foundation (NSF) 01-16-2020 NSF Grant Proposal Guide (PAPPG)
NSF-SBE Data Management Guidance [PDF]
NSF-PHY: Physics (new window) Opens in new window (new window) Opens in new window National Science Foundation (NSF) 01-18-2020 NSF Grant Proposal Guide (PAPPG)
NSF-PHY Advice to PIs on DMPs
NSF-GEN: Generic (new window) Opens in new window (new window) Opens in new window National Science Foundation (NSF) 01-18-2020 NSF Grant Proposal Guide (PAPPG)
NSF FAQs for Public Access
NSF Dissemination and Sharing of Research Results
NSF-19-069 Dear Colleague Letter: Effective Practices for Data
NSF-ENG: Engineering (new window) Opens in new window (new window) Opens in new window National Science Foundation (NSF) 01-18-2020 NSF Grant Proposal Guide
NSF-ENG Data Management Guidance
NSF-EHR: Education and Human Resources (new window) Opens in new window (new window) Opens in new window National Science Foundation (NSF) 01-18-2020 NSF Grant Proposal Guide
NSF-EHR Data Management Guidance
NSF Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for Public Access
NSF-EAR: Earth Sciences (new window) Opens in new window (new window) Opens in new window National Science Foundation (NSF) 01-16-2020 NSF Grant Proposal Guide (PAPPG)
NSF-EAR Division Data Sharing Policy and Appendix
NSF-DMS: Mathematical Sciences (new window) Opens in new window (new window) Opens in new window National Science Foundation (NSF) 01-18-2020 NSF Grant Proposal Guide (PAPPG)
NSF-DMS Advice to PIs on DMPs
NSF-DMR: Materials Research (new window) Opens in new window (new window) Opens in new window National Science Foundation (NSF) 01-16-2020 NSF Grant Proposal Guide (PAPPG)
NSF-DMR Advice to PIs on DMPs
NSF-CISE: Computer and Information Science and Engineering (new window) Opens in new window (new window) Opens in new window National Science Foundation (NSF) 01-16-2020 NSF Grant Proposal Guide (PAPPG)
NSF-CISE Data Management Guidance
NSF Guide to Dissemination and Sharing of Research Results
NSF-CHE: Chemistry Division (new window) Opens in new window (new window) Opens in new window National Science Foundation (NSF) 07-26-2019 NSF Grant Proposal Guide (PAPPG)
NSF-CHE Advice to PIs on DMPs
NSF-BIO: Biological Sciences (new window) Opens in new window (new window) Opens in new window National Science Foundation (NSF) 07-26-2019 NSF Grant Proposal Guide (PAPPG)
NSF-BIO Guidance on DMPs
NSF-AST: Astronomical Sciences (new window) Opens in new window (new window) Opens in new window National Science Foundation (NSF) 01-16-2020 NSF Grant Proposal Guide (PAPPG)
NSF-AST Advice to PIs on DMPs
NSF-AGS: Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences (new window) Opens in new window (new window) Opens in new window National Science Foundation (NSF) 01-18-2020 NSF Grant Proposal Guide (PAPPG)
NSF-AGS Advice to PIs on DMPs
NOAA Instructions for Paleoclimatology Data
AGS Data Management Form
NIST: National Institute of Standards and Technology (new window) Opens in new window (new window) Opens in new window National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 04-11-2019 Managing Public Access to Results Funded by NIST
NIST Plan for Providing Public Access to Results of Federally Funded Research
NIH-GEN: Generic (new window) Opens in new window (new window) Opens in new window National Institutes of Health (NIH) 09-11-2018 NIH Data Sharing Policy and Implementation Guidance
NIH Public Access Plan [PDF]
NIH Data Sharing Policies by Program
NIH Examples of Data Sharing Plans
NIH-GDS: Genomic Data Sharing (new window) Opens in new window (new window) Opens in new window National Institutes of Health (NIH) 11-01-2018 NIH Genomic Data Sharing Policy [PDF]
NIH Public Access Plan [PDF]
NIH GDS Policies and Supplemental Information
NEH-ODH: Office of Digital Humanities (new window) Opens in new window (new window) Opens in new window National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) 11-27-2018 NEH ODH DMP Guidelines
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) (new window) Opens in new window (new window) Opens in new window National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) 04-10-2018 NOAA Data Sharing Policy
FAQ for Data Sharing for NOAA Grants
Marine Debris Program Sample
National Institute of Justice (DOJ) (new window) Opens in new window (new window) Opens in new window National Institute of Justice (DOJ) 04-27-2018 NIJ Data Archiving Plans
NIJ Submitting Data Under the Data Resources Program
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) (new window) Opens in new window (new window) Opens in new window National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) 04-10-2018 NASA Plan for Increasing Access to the Results of Scientific Research
NASA FAQ Publications and DMPs
NASA DMP FAQ Roses and Example DMPs
Joint Fire Science Program (new window) Opens in new window (new window) Opens in new window Joint Fire Science Program (JFSP) 04-10-2018 Firescience.gov Word template
Institute of Education Sciences (U.S. Department of Education IES) (new window) Opens in new window (new window) Opens in new window Institute of Education Sciences (US Dept of Education IES) 04-10-2018 IES Public Access Plan
IES Implementation Guide for Public Access to Research Data
IMLS: Software (new window) Opens in new window (new window) Opens in new window Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) 04-10-2018 IMLS Digital Product Form
IMLS: Digital Content (new window) Opens in new window (new window) Opens in new window Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) 04-11-2018 IMLS Digital Product Form
IMLS: Datasets (new window) Opens in new window (new window) Opens in new window Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) 04-10-2018 IMLS Digital Product Form
Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI) 2018 (new window) Opens in new window (new window) Opens in new window Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI) 04-11-2018 Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative
Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative Information and Data Cooperative
Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation (new window) Opens in new window (new window) Opens in new window Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation (GBMF) 04-10-2018 Moore Data Sharing Philosophy Moore Sample Plan 1
Moore Sample Plan 2
Moore Sample Plan 3
RIO Journal Sample Plan (2016)
Digital Curation Centre (new window) Opens in new window (new window) Opens in new window Digital Curation Centre (DCC) 05-29-2018
Department of Energy (DOE): Office of Science (new window) Opens in new window (new window) Opens in new window Department of Energy (DOE) 04-10-2018 DOE Office of Science Statement on Digital Data Management
DOE Suggested Elements for a Data Management Plan
Department of Energy (DOE): Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) (new window) Opens in new window (new window) Opens in new window Department of Energy (DOE) 08-02-2019 EERE Digital Data Management
Suggested Elements for an EERE Data Management Plan
Department of Energy (DOE): Generic (new window) Opens in new window (new window) Opens in new window Department of Energy (DOE) 04-25-2018 DOE Policy for Digital Research Data Management
DOE Suggested Elements for a Data Management Plan
Department of Defense (DOD) (new window) Opens in new window (new window) Opens in new window Department of Defense (DOD) 09-13-2018 DOD Public Access Plan
Data Archiving Plans for NIJ Funding Applicants
BCO-DMO NSF OCE: Biological and Chemical Oceanography (new window) Opens in new window (new window) Opens in new window National Science Foundation (NSF) 04-24-2018 NSF OCE Sample and Data Policy
NSF GEO DIrectorate Guidance
Arctic Data Center: NSF Polar Programs (new window) Opens in new window (new window) Opens in new window National Science Foundation (NSF) 01-18-2020 NSF Arctic Data Center DMP Resources
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation (new window) Opens in new window (new window) Opens in new window Alfred P. Sloan Foundation 04-18-2018 Sloan Grant Proposal Guidelines