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Creating an NIH Data Management and Sharing Plan

This guide presents information on the NIH Data Management and Sharing Policy taking effect on January 25, 2023, requiring Data Management and Sharing Plans (DMSPs) for all NIH-supported research.

Other Data Sharing Policies

The NIH has several pre-existing data sharing policies that are already in effect, and which may apply to your research in addition to the Final Policy for Data Management and Sharing. These policies, as well as a tool for finding Which Policies Apply to My Research, are available at:

NIH Resources for Additional Information

The NIH has provided resources for additional guidance and for questions related to its Data Management and Sharing Policy, including: