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Introduction to Data Management Plans (DMP)

A data management plan (DMP) describes how data in a research project will be collected, processed and made available.

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A data management plan (DMP) describes how data in a research project will be collected, processed and made available. The Norwegian Research Council and the European Comission require research projects to submit a DMP. Scientific journals also often require that the research data are made openly available to others. A DMP will help you to consider every aspect of research data management from project start to data publication and thereby save time during the research process.

This course gives you a short introduction to what a data management plan is, why you need it, and how to write one. 

The what, why and how of data management planning

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