DMP Online

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General information
Description Tool to help write data management plans using templates that represent the requirements of different funders and institutions ;

Organisation Digital Curation Centre

International service

Type of service DMP Template
Legislation United Kingdom
Usage and appreciation
Support organisation contact point at Digital Curation Centre

Stage in the research project Before
Postion within the research process1. Creating data
Domain 5. Public Domain
Type of data 1. Raw data and data sets, 2. Data collections and structured databases, 3. Processed data and data representations, 4. Publications with data
Data curation0. Conceptualise
Data classification Klasse 3 voor openbare informatie, Klasse 2 voor interne informatie [voor een beperkte groep], Klasse 1 voor vertrouwelijke c.q. geheime informatie
Administrative information
Funding DCC / University of Edinburgh

Depositor agreement Terms of use :

User agreement
Intellectual property Rights on the tool : DCC / rights on the information in the tool : depositor
Data curation strategy Comply with funder requirements by writing well informed data management plans
Target group
Faculty General
Primary target group researchers / applicants

Secondary target group institutions / grant officers / project managers / ict-departements

Classification of the service
Availability freely available
Integrity application functions outside institutions systems
Confidentiality plans can be accessed for administration purposes / content will not be shared without permission. Officers can be authorised f.i. to track compliance or to calculate storage requirements

Accepted metadata formats metadata fields selected by funder template
Accepted content types n.v.t.
Accepted preferred formats n.v.t.
Accepteerde file formats plans are written in web application / export in csv, html, json, pdf, text, xml, docx
Maximum size of deposits no maximum number of plans?
Version management Yes
Quality control no formal control
Access requirements tool is freely accessible ; creator can grant 3 levels of authorisation to collaborators : readers, contributors and co-owners (also control access).
Tools / Interfaces for access Web application; application code available at Github, question data only in the tool (
(Persistent) identifiers
Long term guarantees
Complies with international standards for trusted repositories Not certified
Preservation strategy
Storage plan is saved in the tool
Access free tool for writing a dmp (open source software for customised tool)
Preservation Plans from previous versions still accessible after update but can no longer be edited
Special conditions
Agreements with Leiden University Not applicable
Risks plan can be lost when not saved during writing ; plan can be accessed by administrators ; if template is not adequately entered the plan does not comply