The purpose of creating a data management plan is to save time and resources, documenting your data, preserving your research contribution and meeting funding requirements. The DMP should provide the following information:
As part of your plan, you will have to decide how you will organise, document and backup your research data. This should include:
Data sharing increases the visibility of your research and can lead to new discoveries. The following should be considered with regard to data sharing:
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