RESEARCH DATA MANAGEMENT SERVICE GROUP
Comprehensive Data Management Planning & Services

Department of Defense

Overview

  • A data management plan (DMP) or data sharing plan is required with the grant proposal. The DMP will be reviewed as part of the proposal evaluation process.
  • Scope: "[D]ata resulting from unclassified, publicly releasable research…"
  • Time frame for sharing: Data should be shared at time of publication.
  • Designated repository: No required repository for data, but there will be a central catalog for all relevant datasets, maintained by the Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC). The catalog is expected to be in place by the end of the calendar year 2015.

Implementation

  • The DOD expects to fully implement their plan by the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2016 and note that the policy will not be retroactive.

Additional information

  • None at this time.