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DMPTool Service Update: March 2014



Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities

  • Development continues at a fast pace, and we’re on track to release the new version in May.
    We’re currently testing with users and fixing bugs. We’re planning to work with the UC Berkeley
    WebAccess group in April to evaluate the accessibility of the new version.

  • We will hold webinars for administrators in May to walk through the new interface. Look for an announcement very soon about the webinars.
  • The DMPTool continues to get a great deal of use. We had over 300 new users in March, and the first quarter of 2014 was our biggest quarter yet: 1002 new users, and over 800 new plans.

Contributing Organizations

There are now 113 participating institutions that have either configured their campus single‐signon or customized the DMPTool for their users. There are participating organizations in 40 states and the District of Columbia; California leads all states with 20 participating organizations. A map of all participating organizations is available here:

DMPTool Service Description

The Data Management Plan Tool (DMPTool) provides an easy to use interface that:

  • Helps users create ready-to-use data management plans for specific funding agencies
  • Meets funder requirements for data management plans
  • Provides step-by-step instructions and guidance for how to manage data
  • Provides information about resources and services available at your institution to help fulfill the data management requirements of your grant

DMPTool Service Managers

Please contact us with any questions or general correspondence. Note that campus library contacts have been embedded in the DMPTool and campus users will be directed to a local library contact.

DMPTool Training Materials, Guides, FAQs and Webinars

Help Guide:

Service Monitoring and Availability

Check CDL’s system status page at