A template that addresses the elements of the National Science Foundation's (NSF) guidelines for data management plans. The template focuses on cross-cutting or common elements across NSF directorates. It is not intended to address the elements or requirements of a particular directorate which may identify additional conditions.
"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, ICPSR is providing guidance on creating such plans."
"The information provided in this guide is designed to help researchers and data managers, across a wide range of research disciplines and research environments, produce highest quality research data with the greatest potential for long-term use."