The NIH Data Management and Sharing Policy that will go into effect in January 2023 will require funded researchers to submit a plan outlining how scientific data from their research will be managed and shared. This session is intended for information professionals who are unfamiliar with this policy and will review the policy components and how you can prepare to address the policy at your institution. Topics to be covered include the context for the policy, the scope, the various components of the policy, institutional considerations for working with the policy in place, and tools and resources already available to help.
Explain what data sharing is and why it is important for research.
Provide a detailed overview of the NIH Data Management and Sharing Policy.
Share tools and resources that are helpful for sharing data and creating data management plans.