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Data Management

Data Management Tools

Many funding agencies require researchers to provide a data management plan as part of their funding proposals.

The Data Management Planning Tool, developed by a group of major U.S. research institutions, offers ready-to-use templates to create data management plans for the NSF, NIH, NEH, NOAA, GBMF, IMLS, and more. To get started, click here. Select Cal Poly as your institution, and log in using your Cal Poly username and password.

Learn more about the grant proposal process, find research funding opportunities, utilize library resources, and write successful proposals by visiting Grants Development Office.

Importance of a Data Management Plan

A data management plan helps you:


Learn more about the additional benefits to industry and other external partners when you share your data.