Data Archive

Data Management Resources

Data Management Plans and Odum Services

Managing and archiving research data is a growing interest and concern for researchers as funding agencies and other stakeholders are increasingly requiring researchers to manage and share their data. The importance of data management in the current research culture was most recently expressed by a 2013 Office of Science and Technology Policy memo, which stated that all federal agencies must have policies in place to increase access to digital research data (OSTP, 2013). Today, planning for research data management is not only good practice but increasingly a necessity.

The Odum Institute can guide researchers to solutions for their data management needs. We can assist you by giving you information on key considerations for managing research data, providing information on the details of funding requirements, and identifying UNC and other resources to assist you in preparing data management plans. For more information, contact odumarchive@unc.edu.