NSF/NIH Data Management Plan Resources

Shared Storage Services

Data Management Plans

The following are resources for researchers needing to comply with federal requirements for the continual availability of federal grant-supported research data. These resources also include assistance with obtaining publishing acceptance, and preparing and managing data.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Data Management Pages
High level guidance for researchers when planning and implementing data management activities.

Indiana University
IU Libraries
Getting started with data management.

UITS Knowledge Base
Grant proposals and data management plans.

University of Michigan

Research Data Services
This website is still being populated with campus information, so it should be viewed as a draft resource.

File Storage and Backup through Information and Technology Services (ITS).  This website provides a menu of services and resources with associated pricing structure. This side-by-side comparison is especially helpful in getting a quick overview of the services provided, why you might choose one over another, and how much the service will cost.

Computing Resources for Research

This is another inventory of campus resources, not just ITS services.  It covers a variety of services from computational statistics to digital media to financial status of grants and projects.

(Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research)
ICPSR has been offering data services for social science research for many years and they have perfected the process of data curation.  It’s especially interesting to read their web pages on data deposits, which include storage and permanent access.

Michigan State University
MSU Libraries: Lifecycle Data Management Planning

University of Nebraska-Lincoln
UNL Libraries: Data Management

Ohio State University

Policy on Institutional Data

Research Data Policy

Cloud Computing Guidelines for Teaching, Administrative Support and Research
(Contains information data security, data management and records retention)

Penn State University

Penn State University Libraries: Research Data Management Toolkit