DOE introduces data management plans
Starting October 1, 2014, the Department of Energy will require data management plans for its grant applications. For more information on plan requirements, see the DOE's Statement on Digital Data Management.
New and Improved DMPTool now available
The DMPTool, which helps researchers create data management plans for grant applications, received major upgrades this summer. Learn more about the tool under the "Data Management Plans" tab.
Good research data management is the compilation of a lot of small practices. You don't have to do everything at once! Work to make a few things routine and, over time, you will have better managed data.
This guide provides many strategies to better manage your data. If you see something that looks useful, go ahead and adopt it!