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Writing successful data management plans

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Slides from a webinar on writing data management plans delivered on 19th January 2018 by Isabel Chadwick.

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Writing successful data management plans

  1. 1. Isabel Chadwick & Dan Crane Research Support Librarians library-research-support@open.ac.uk Writing successful Data Management Plans 19th January 2018
  2. 2. Overview of the webinar • Why write a DMP? • What to include • What do funders want? • DMPOnline tool • Questions?
  3. 3. What is a DMP? • Make informed decisions to anticipate and avoid problems • Avoid duplication, data loss and security breaches • Develop procedures early on for consistency • Ensure data are accurate, complete, reliable and secure • Save time and effort – make your life easier! Data Management Plans are useful whenever you are creating data to:
  4. 4. Which funders require a DMP? www.dcc.ac.uk/resources/policy-and-legal/ overview-funders-data-policies Note: Data Management Plans are now a requirement of all Horizon 2020 projects
  5. 5. Data Collection What data will you collect or create? How will the data be collected or created? What should I include? Data Management Plan example
  6. 6. Data Collection What data will you collect or create? How will the data be collected or created? Data Management Plan example Documentation and Metadata What documentation and metadata will accompany the data? What should I include?
  7. 7. Data Collection What data will you collect or create? How will the data be collected or created? Data Management Plan example Documentation and Metadata What documentation and metadata will accompany the data? Ethics and Legal Compliance How will you manage any ethical issues? How will you manage copyright and Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) issues? What should I include?
  8. 8. Storage and Backup How will the data be stored and backed up during the research? How will you manage access and security? Data Management Plan example What should I include?
  9. 9. Storage and Backup How will the data be stored and backed up during the research? How will you manage access and security? Data Management Plan example Selection and Preservation Which data should be retained, shared, and/or preserved? What is the long-term preservation plan for the dataset? What should I include?
  10. 10. Storage and Backup How will the data be stored and backed up during the research? How will you manage access and security? Data Management Plan example Selection and Preservation Which data should be retained, shared, and/or preserved? What is the long-term preservation plan for the dataset? Data Sharing How will you share the data? Are any restrictions on data sharing required? What should I include?
  11. 11. Storage and Backup How will the data be stored and backed up during the research? How will you manage access and security? Data Management Plan example Selection and Preservation Which data should be retained, shared, and/or preserved? What is the long-term preservation plan for the dataset? Data Sharing How will you share the data? Are any restrictions on data sharing required? Responsibilities and Resources Who will be responsible for data management? What resources will you require to deliver your plan? What should I include?
  12. 12. • Keep it simple, short and specific • Seek advice - consult and collaborate • Base plans on available skills and support • Make sure implementation is feasible • Justify any resources or restrictions needed Top tips
  13. 13. DMPOnline https://dmponline.dcc.ac.uk A web-based tool to help you write DMPs according to different requirements. DCC, funder and OU guidance.
  14. 14. Example DMPs • OU examples: http://www.open.ac.uk/library- research-support/research-data- management/data-management-plans • DCC examples: http://www.dcc.ac.uk/resources/data- management-plans/guidance-examples • RIO journal: https://riojournal.com/browse_us er_collection_documents.php?c ollection_id=3&journal_id=17
  15. 15. Library Services How we can help • Data Management Plan checking • Online Guidance - http://www.open.ac.uk/library-research- support/ • DMPOnline • Ask us who to ask! Email: library-research-support@open.ac.uk
  16. 16. Questions?
  17. 17. Image credits Unless otherwise stated, all images are by Jørgen Stamp at http://www.digitalbevaring.dk

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