ATTENTION: Grant-funded Researchers, Depositors, and Potential Depositors:
If you plan to deposit at AILLA any materials that will be collected,
digitized or organized as part of a grant-funded research project,
you must complete the following steps:
- Contact the AILLA Manager,
at least one month before your grant due date and send her the
If you are required to submit a budget as part of your Senior grant or
DDRIG, please plan to include an 8% service fee in your budget
to defray the costs associated with curating, ingesting, and permanently
storing your collection at AILLA. Please
contact the AILLA manager with
Once you know the status of your grant application (approved or denied),
you must send this information to the
AILLA Manager for planning purposes.
If your grant is approved, please
contact AILLA regarding
your time line so that the AILLA staff can plan the AILLA deposit
We will NOT be able to accept any data deposits during AILLA's
technology upgrade. After the upgrade is complete, AILLA will have a new
deposit procedure that all depositors will be
asked to follow. The new procedure will be posted on the
Information page (approximately in December of 2015).
- Title and description of your project, including the names of
- A draft of the Data Management Plan (DMP),
- The name of the grant you are applying for, including if it is a
Senior grant, a Fellowship, or a Doctoral Dissertation Research
Improvement Grant (DDRIG), and
- The link to the call for proposals for the grant.
Many granting agencies, like NSF, NEH, NIH, IMLS, etc., now require researchers
to submit a DMP as part of their grant proposal application. Researchers
might find the information found at the following links useful for creating
- There is a concise article about
plans on Wikipedia that includes links to other websites.
- The DMPTool provides DMP
requirements and templates for several specific funding agencies and programs.
- The University of Minnesota has helpful information about
Creating a Data Management
- This is a sample DMP that gives suggestions for
key elements to include.