Creating a data management plan (DMP) at the outset of a research project helps set out the parameters for how you will organize, store, share and preserve your research data during each stage of the project.
Portage, a collaborative Canadian library initiative in support of data management, has created an online bilingual tool, DMP Assistant, to assist researchers in developing plans.
This tool is your guide for best practices in data stewardship:
Available at: portagenetwork.ca
The University of Guelph Library provides information and support in creating your data management plan. Visit our Data Management Planning pages for more information.