To begin, if you are not already working with a Pre-Award Specialist, contact your Pre-Award Center to begin preparation of your proposal.
Next, view our brief overview of what your NSF Data Management plan needs to cover:
If you're submitting a proposal to an agency other than NSF, or wondering if an NSF directorate has specific guidelines, consider viewing detailed agency-specific guidelines:
NOTE: When viewing the agency specific guidelines, be sure to scroll all the way down for links to NSF guidelines per directorate, as well as an NSF FAQ.
Purdue has recorded one of several DMP workshops hosted by the University over the past several months.
Also, be sure to try these samples and references:
And lastly, should you find yourself needing individual consultation concerning the creation of your Data Management Plan, please contact Research Data Specialists.
Now that you know what to include in your DMP, you might want to consider using the Purdue University Research Repository (PURR) as a way to satisfy many of the DMP requirements.
Read more about us and find helpful boilerplate text for including PURR in your proposal here:
Got more questions? Check out the Q&A Forum for commonly asked questions, or our videos about using the research repository:
The videos include tutorials on how to use PURR to create and manage your project group, upload data to the HUB, and publish your finished product.
* Workshops and video tutorials are coming soon!