Planning for data sharing at the design phase of a research project can make compliance with the NIH Data Management and Sharing Policy much easier. The following pages outline five planning steps that will help ensure a smooth process for the management and sharing of data.
Following these steps will also assist you in writing the required data management and sharing plan.
The five planning steps involve:
When planning for data management and sharing to meet NIH's requirements, keep in mind JHU's policy on data access and retention.
You should also consider the rules for the responsible conduct of research promulgated by schools at JHU (e.g., School of Medicine Policy RI002: Rules and Guidelines for Responsible Conduct of Research), which include requirements for data storage, retention, and ownership.