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NIH Data Sharing - coming 2023

This guide includes resources for the new/forthcoming NIH data management and sharing policy. The policy becomes effective January 25, 2023. This guide will highlight some topics to plan for as we adapt to the data sharing "culture change" in NIH grants.

Nina Exner, PhD, MLS

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Nina Exner, Research Data Librarian
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FInal NIH Policy for Data Management and Sharing - The Essentials

Links to the policy and supplements


Looking for a template to guide you through the DMSP format? Visit for a walkthrough of the DMSP document sections!

Looking for advice or training? We're available to help! Contact data librarian Nina Exner or your subject expert librarian to arrange it.

For more detailed information on specific parts of the NIH DMS Policy, see the tabs to the left of this page.