NSF Dear Colleague Letter on Effective Practices for Data

20 May 2019

To all members of Exposing DMPs WG, Active DMPs, and DMP Common Standards WG 

You may be interested to read USA National Science Foundation (NSF)'s  May 20, 2019 Document Number: nsf19069, a Dear Colleague Letter: Effective Practices for Data  (on Effective Practices for Data).   The purpose of this Dear Colleague Letter (DCL) is to describe — and encourage — effective practices for managing research data1, including the use of persistent identifiers (IDs) for data and machine-readable data management plans (DMPs) & states that  "open science can be further advanced by two effective data practices: use of persistent IDs for research data, and use of DMP tools that create machine-readable DMPs." 

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Natalie Meyers