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Data Management

Harvard Guidelines and Policies

For any research project involving data, it is important you understand your rights and responsibilities. The following links will assist you as you consider issues such as intellectual property, security and privacy.

Funding Agency Guidelines and Policies

For a summary of various policies and for guidance on creating data management plans for a specific funding agency, see DMPTool's DMP Requirements (California Digital Library).

Office of General Counsel

Consult the Office of General Counsel if you are still uncertain about your rights surrounding data usage and sharing.

Useful Contacts

  • Faculty of Arts & Sciences:
  • Susan O'Connor Gomes, Director of Research Development and Strategy, FAS
    phone: (617) 496-9448
  • Erin Cromack, Senior Research Development Officer, FAS Research Administration Services
    phone: (617) 496-5252
  • School of Engineering and Applied Sciences