Templates for data management plans are based on the specific requirements listed in funder policy documents. The DMPTool maintains these templates, however, researchers should always consult the program officers and policy documents directly for authoritative guidance. Sample plans are provided by a funder or another trusted party.
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(if available) Sample plans are provided by a funder, an organization or a trusted party.
|U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)||(opens as a .docx file in MS Word) Opens a new window (opens as a .pdf document in a new window) Opens in new window||United States Geological Survey (usgs.gov)||05-16-2022||
USGS Data Management Website
Public Access to Results of Federally Funded Research at the USGS
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|USDA-NIFA: National Institute of Food and Agriculture||(opens as a .docx file in MS Word) Opens a new window (opens as a .pdf document in a new window) Opens in new window||United States Department of Agriculture (usda.gov)||08-31-2022||
Data Management Plan for NIFA-Funded Research, Education, and Extension Projects
NIFA Data Management Plan Frequently Asked Questions