A good data management plan (DMP) describes the workflow that data undergoes in a large or small research project. It could be a specific requirement from a funder that a DMP should accompany an application, but it is generally a good idea to consider how you expect to collect, store and archive/publish data.
A good DMP is a living document, which is updated throughout the research process and can, among other things, be used to:
DMP Online is a tool that guides researchers through the creation of a data management plan. In collaboration with Aarhus University, AU Library offers support in DMP Online.
Your choice of storage solution can be dependant on several factors. You should, for example, consider the following:
Aarhus University offers a range of data storage options:
In addition to the possibilities offered by AU, you can also find a number of general and specific repositories for storing/archiving data.
We have compiled a list of tools and platforms, that you can use to publish, collaborate on and share your data. This includes examples of licenses for your data.
There are many programs you can use for data analysis. Find examples of free programmes that are suitable for analysing different types of data.
The FAIR data principles are a set of guiding principles for making data Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Reusable.