How to Customise DMPonline

Key Info
Description - a brief synopsis, abstract or summary of what the learning resource is about: 

This downloadable slide presentation is part of a workshop offered at the Stratford Library and Learning Centre in 2016, and discusses what to consider when customising the Data Management Planning Tool (DMPTool) which is used to create, review, and share data management plans that meet institutional and funder requirements. See instructions for downloading the slides below.  The presentation covers:

  • The concept of guidance by theme
  • An overview of options and follow-along demo
  • Adding templates
  • Adding guidance
  • Customising funder templates

This PowerPoint slide presentation can be downloaded from the provided web page by clicking on "How to customise DMPonline" (10:00) on the agenda. More information about the DMPonline tool can be found at:

Authoring Person(s) Name: 
Sarah Jones
Authoring Organization(s) Name: 
Digital Curation Centre
Access Cost: 
No fee
Primary language(s) in which the learning resource was originally published or made available: 
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Keywords - short phrases describing what the learning resource is about: 
Data collection
Data management
Data management planning
Data management planning tools
Data preservation
Published / Broadcast: 
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Publisher - organization credited with publishing or broadcasting the learning resource: 
Digital Curation Centre
Media Type - designation of the form in which the content of the learning resource is represented, e.g., moving image: 
Presentation - representation of the particular way in which an author shows, describes or explains one or more concepts, e.g., a set of Powerpoint slides.
Contributor Organization(s): 
Digital Curation Centre
Funding and sponsorship
Educational Info
Purpose - primary educational reason for which the learning resource was created: 
Instruction - detailed information about aspects or processes related to data management or data skills.
Learning Resource Type - category of the learning resource from the point of view of a professional educator: 
Lesson - detailed description of an element of instruction in a course, [could be] contained in a unit of one or more lessons, and used by a teacher to guide class instruction. Example: presentation slides on a topic.
Target Audience - intended audience for which the learning resource was created: 
Research scientist
Research faculty
Data professional
Intended time to complete - approximate amount of time the average student will take to complete the learning resource: 
Up to 1 hour
Framework - A community-based organization plan or set of steps for education or training: 
ICSU - World Data System Training Resources Guide