The Australian National Data Service (ANDS) guide to Data management plans provides researchers with an introduction to preparing data management plans.
It specifies that a data management plan is a living document that describes:
CQUniversity requires a Research Data Management Plan (RDMP) for every research project.
Your research project may result in many megabytes of data. By creating a robust Data Management Plan (DMP) at the beginning of the project you will:
The RDMP is a living document that may be added to during the course of the project and should be reviewed/updated yearly.
If you are applying for an Australian Research Council (ARC) grant, you will need to submit an overview of your DMP. ANDS has prepared an ARC applications - filling in the data management section guide to assist Researchers with this.
CQUniversity has a Research Data Management Plan template on SharePoint. You will need to log in with your CQUniversity staff account to access this site.
There are prompts to explain how to create a new data management plan.
Some information is required for identifying your project:
Some information is for managing your research data:
At the bottom of the RDMP there are 2 Save options.
Your RDMP is created under your CQUniversity staff log in. Only you will be able to view it unless you grant your supervisor access to it.
You will need to update this RDMP periodically during your research. You can edit your plan by logging into the RDMP site and locating your file.
Clear, succinct video created by the Australian National University Library providing details of managing research data and the research data lifecycle.