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NIH Data Management and Sharing (DMS)

Information on NIH Data Management and Sharing (DMS).

Does the NIH award mechanism/activity code you are planning to submit an application to require a Data Management and Sharing (DMS) Plan? Use the NIH Data Management and Sharing Policy: Applicable Activity Codes Checklist to see if it is required or not.

​For more information on the 2023 NIH Data Management and Sharing (DMS) Policy, visit the NIH Data Sharing Policy Update page from the UC San Diego Library where information on the new DMS Policy as well as information and tools (like the free DMPTool) can be used to create your DMS Plan.

You can also check out NIH DMS Plan site and sign up for NIH Data Sharing and Events.

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