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Comply with Funder Requirements

Resources for Complying with Funding Agency Data Management Requirements

Policies of Major Research Funding Agencies

National Institutes of Health (NIH)
As of January 25, 2023 all researchers who receive NIH funding to support their work must adhere to the new NIH Data Management & Sharing Policy. Please visit for a detailed description of this new policy and an overview of the resources available to UT researchers to help them comply the data management requires of the new policy. You can also directly visit the NIH Sharing site at for in depth information about all NIH data sharing requirements and resources.
National Science Foundation
Dissemination and Sharing of Research Results - NSF Data Management Plan Requirements gives basic information for the NSF, and links to general requirements and to some unit-specific requirements.  Remember to double-check for program-specific guidelines.

Other Useful Resources

  • Funder Requirements provided by the DMP Tool are based upon individual funder policy documents, but they suggest making sure by checking the websites of the agencies.
  • SPARC* Tracking and Understanding Data Policies tracks and compares U.S. federal funder requirements for sharing research articles and research data.
  • Sherpa Juliet is a searchable database and single focal point of up-to-date information concerning funders' policies and their requirements on open access, publication and data archiving.
  • Institute of Education Sciences (IES) Policy Statement on Public Access to Data Resulting from IES Funded Grants

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