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Data Management


Funding Agency Guidelines

Resources for researchers required to design a data management plan or who need assistance in data research.

Major Funding Agencies

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Agency Guidelines

Each Federal agency has different policies for the content of a data management plan. Here we have collected links to the agenices that most frequently fund research conducted at Boston College.

Office of Management and Budget Guidelines

In 1999 the US Office of Management and Budget   OMB Circular A-110 was amended to require Federal awarding agencies to ensure that all data produced under an award will be made available to the public through the procedures established under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).

Note in particular section E. Record Retention

Overview of OSTP Responses

Chart of OSTP Responses

Valen, Dan; Blanchat, Kelly (2015): Overview of OSTP Responses. fig share.

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Sample Journal Data Guidelines