Here are several examples of data management plans to use as inspiration in creating your own plan.
Education and Human Resources
The NSF directorate lists several example plans in their guidance on data management plans pdf.
Health and Medical Science (Human Studies)
NIH examples of Data Management Plans - a good place to start for tips on creating a data management plan.
Physical Sciences and Engineering
- Mars Global Surveyor Science Data Management Plan
- NSF 04-004. Division of Ocean Sciences: Data and Sample Policy.
- Division of Earth Sciences:Implementation of the NSF Data Sharing Policy. 2002.
- Office of Polar Programs: Guidelines and Award Conditions for Scientific Data.1998.
- USGS National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center
Social Sciences, Education and Survey Data
- ICPSR Data Submission Example Plan
- Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences:Data Archiving Policy
- NSDL Solicitation – Metadata Requirements of the NSDL