The National Institutes of Health (NIHNational Institutes of Health) issued its final NIH Policy for Data Management and Sharing (DMS Policy) to promote the management and sharing of scientific data generated from NIH-funded or conducted research. The new policy applies to applications with receipt dates on/after January 25, 2023. Please see the pages below and stay tuned for upcoming events and resources as more information becomes available.



NIH Policy Overview

View the NIH Policy for Data Management & Sharing to learn what is expected of investigators and institutions.

BU Library NIH DMS Guide

This library guide includes information about the updated guidance from the NIH about data management and sharing

Make your plan with DMP Tool

Learn more about the six elements of the Data Management & Sharing Plan


Review the NIH's frequently asked questions about the DMS policy.

BU DMS Policy Training Resources

To help the BU Research community comply with the NIH DMS Policy, Boston University has developed several training resources. 


If you have questions, resource suggestions or other ideas about how we can help researchers understand this policy, please fill out this form.