By Gloria Re Calegari and Esteban Gonzalez Guardia

On March the 17th, the ACTION team will host an online event about how to prepare a Data Management Plan (DMP), a formal document that outlines how data are to be handled both during a research project, and after the project is completed.

During the webinar, the ACTION team will explain in detail which are the information required and how to fill the form of the DMP with a special focus on data quality assessment. In particular, for the last topic, a general overview on metrics, indicators and guidelines will be discussed. Furthermore, some tools for writing DMP will be presented: ARGOS (, DMPTool ( and Coney (

The webinar is addressed to all the ACTION pilots.