FAIRmat Guide to Writing Data Management Plans
A Practical Guide for the Condensed-Matter Physics and Materials-Science Communities
Keywords:Data management plan, Data Life Cycle, FAIR data, NOMAD, Materials Science
Research data management is becoming an increasingly important topic due to the growing amounts of types, formats, and sizes of data produced by scientific research. In addition, a growing demand to make data accessible and comprehensible requires standardizing, managing, and planning the data life-cycle. For this reason, many funding agencies now require a data management plan (DMP) as part of submitted research proposals. While some of them and other scientific bodies offer DMP templates, there is no one-size-fits-all solution, due to the heterogeneity of data generated by different scientific disciplines. Here, we present as an example FAIRmat’s effort in enhancing data literacy on the topic of DMP aiming to guide physicists and materials scientists to writing DMPs that comply with the requirements of the German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, DFG).
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