The ASU Library provides support for data management planning and sharing, open access and open data publishing, copyright and rights management which foster reproducible and responsible research as part of ASU's Research Data Management support structure.
This guide provides a number of resources including
The next pages provide information to help:
Research data is the recorded factual material commonly accepted in the scientific community as necessary to validate research findings. Research Data Management is the organization, management, publication and preservation of the products of research.
Previously, the NIH only required grants with $500,000 per year or more in direct costs to provide a brief explanation of how and when data resulting from the grant would be shared.
The 2023 NIH policy is entirely new. Beginning January 25, 2023, ALL grant applications or renewals that generate Scientific Data must include a robust and detailed plan for managing and sharing data during the entire funded period. This includes information on data storage, access policies/procedures, preservation, metadata standards, distribution approaches, and more. You must provide this information in a data management and sharing plan (DMSP). The DMSP is similar to what other funders call a data management plan (DMP).
The DMSP will be assessed by NIH Program Staff (though peer reviewers will be able to comment on the proposed data management budget). The Institute, Center, or Office (ICO)-approved plan becomes a Term and Condition of the Notice of Award.
Research Data Sharing and Management is supported by ASU Library Researcher Support
We connect researchers with experts and resources from the ASU Library to assist you with all of your research and publishing needs. Researcher Support offers guidance across the research lifecycle, everything from planning to data storage, in an effort to maximize the quality, productivity and accessibility of ASU research.
Our team provides support for data management planning, open access and open data publishing, copyright and rights management and more. We have experts and resources in assessing your information need, identifying partnerships, evaluating publications and author agreements, fulfill grant requirements, provide access to primary resources, and preserving and archiving your work.
Contact us for help with your project and publishing your research data
We highly recommend browsing The Federal Data Sharing Policy Resource (noted above) which distills the latest changes in US federal agencies’ data sharing policy requirements to make the policies more easily and quickly understandable. Produced RDAP and SPARC. Once you know your policy you can also check out our guidance on finding a research data repositories.
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