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Guide to Data Management

A guide created to help UNC Charlotte faculty and staff manage data, including info for NEH, NIH, and NSF grants.

Agency Requirements

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Office for Digital Humanities announced in June 2011 that their new grant program, Digital Humanities Implementation Grant, will require a data  management plan modeled after the NSF plan, to "enable you to take advantage of data management resources that your institution may have already developed for applying to the NSF."

Overview of the plan: "The data management plan (DMP) should be short (no more than two pages) and will be submitted as a document supplementing a grant application.

NEH Data Management Plan requirements (2018) 
Sample Data Management Plans From Successful Grant Applications


National Institutes of Health (NIH) Data Sharing Policy

This table lists NIH-supported data repositories that make data accessible for reuse. Most accept submissions of appropriate data from NIH-funded investigators (& others), but some restrict data submission to only those researchers involved in a specific research network. Also included are resources that aggregate information about biomedical data & information sharing systems.

Public Access Plans by Various Agencies