Data management plan: guidance for peer reviewers

An overview of what data management is and how it should be built into the lifecycle of a Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) research project.



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Guidance on data management plans and how to assess them. Areas covered include:

  • what is a data management plan
  • assessment of existing data
  • information on new data
  • data quality assurance, backup and security
  • copyright and intellectual property
  • data sharing and archiving.

Page last updated: 28 July 2021

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