Data Services has developed several resources to help Virginia Tech Researchers create effective data management plans (DMPs).
Use the VT Data Management Planning Questionnaire to carefully and comprehensively consider data management for your research project.
This Questionnaire can also be used to create a draft DMP. This process is described in detail on the first page of the Questionnaire. We can give you further guidance in this process (and in meeting requirements specific to your solicitation and funder).
Consult the following resources to improve your general understanding of research data management techniques:
We also have two funder-specific guides for creating DMPs: