16 Jan 2018

Publishing DMPs

It is becoming increasingly common to make data management plans (DMPs) public. The Norwegian Research Council have recently updated their policy adding a section where they encourage Norwegian research institutions to publish the DMPs of their researchers (cf. – in Norwegian –

21 Dec 2017

Webinar on H2020 DMP survey

In Summer 2017, OpenAIRE and the FAIR Data Expert Group ran a survey on the European Commission’s approach to Data Management Plans and the FAIR guidelines on data management.  

We've just been finalising the report and will publish this in early January in advance of a webinar where we discuss results. Ellen Leenarts (DANS-KNAW) and Sarah Jones (DCC) will present:

12 Jun 2017

Call for Suggestions and Contributions on Implementing the FAIR Data Principles: EC Expert Group on Turning FAIR Data into Reality

The announcement below may be of interest to this group, particularly in light of the questions regarding the EC's approach to FAIR Data Management Plans


31 Aug 2015

National Computational Infrastructure (NCI) Data Management Plan Template

National Computational Infrastructure (NCI) Data Management Plan was developed to record the workflows, procedures, the key contacts and responsibilities. The DMP fields are properly mapped o the ISO19115 schema and exported into GeoNetwork catalogue infrastructure. Both the field/structure of DMP and DMP-ISO19115 mapping has been reviewed and approved by the NCI research data collection technical committee in June 2015.

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