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NIH Data Management & Sharing Policy

A guide addressing the new NIH Data Management & Sharing Policy going into effect Jan. 25, 2023.

NIH Data Management and Sharing Policy

Overview and Key Details

Effective: January 25, 2023

Applies to all research funded in whole or in part by NIH AND results in the generation of scientific data.

This guide provides an overview of the new policy and provides guidance for initial planning to meet the requirements of this new policy. Children's Mercy Library Services highly recommends all PIs and research staff read the policy and the additional guidance set forth by NIH. 


Policy Requirements:

Applicants will be required to submit a data management and sharing plan and to comply with that plan.

  1. Submission of an official Data Management and Sharing Plan as part of all applications for funding beginning January 25, 2023 regardless of funding level.
  2. Compliance with the approved plan by the NIH. The approved plan becomes a part of the terms and conditions of the grant. Compliance will be monitored at regular reporting intervals by the NIH and may factor into future funding decisions.