Countway Library Data Services provides consultation and feedback for the interpretation of data management and sharing policies, including guidance related to data management plans (DMPs).

The Countway DMP Review Service is available to any member of the HMS, HSDM, and HSPH community who is is writing a data management plan for inclusion in a proposal being submitted through Harvard and/or would like assistance navigating data management and sharing-related policies. This service is free of charge.

Training on data management and data management plans is also available to the HMS, HSDM, and HSPH community. Please check the Countway Library Calendar for upcoming classes.


  1. Provide a minimum of two weeks notice for review and consultation prior to the application due date.
  2. Data Management Plan written in DMPTool and shared with Countway Data Librarian.
  3. Consultation request with Countway Data Librarian.