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NIH Data Management & Sharing Policy

This guide provides a brief overview of the NIH Data Management & Sharing Policy. For more information please visit https://sharing.nih.gov/

Data Management & Sharing Policy Overview

Per the National Institutes of Health:

NIH has issued the Data Management and Sharing (DMS) policy (effective January 25, 2023) to promote the sharing of scientific data. Sharing scientific data accelerates biomedical research discovery, in part, by enabling validation of research results, providing accessibility to high-value datasets, and promoting data reuse for future research studies.

Under the DMS policy, NIH expects that investigators and institutions:

  • Plan and budget for the managing and sharing of data
  • Submit a DMS plan for review when applying for funding
  • Comply with the approved DMS plan

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Last updated on Oct 7, 2022 3:16 PM