Plan data management

Tools to assist you with the creation of a DMP

Data management plan preparation tools
Tool Description Concordia Library service offer
Canada flag DMP Assistant Canadian web-based bilingual tool that guides you step-by-step through developing a data management plan with the help of a generic DMP template. Discipline and funder-specific DMP templates are forthcoming. What we offer:
  • Provide workshops on writing DMPs
  • Provide guidance on how to use the DMP Assistant
  • Provide guidance on how to answer questions within a DMP template
What we do not offer:
  • Write DMPs on behalf of researchers
United States flag DMPTool American tool helpful for writing DMPs requested from Amercian funding agencies. Includes templates from various U.S. funding agencies.
Great Britain flag DMPonline British tool helpful for writing DMPs requested by British and European funding agencies. Includes templates from U.K., U.S. and European funding agencies.

 

Examples of fictional data management plans

These example DMPs were created using the DMP Assistant for a workshop on Data Management Plans given at Concordia University Library in June 2020.

 

Examples of completed data management plans

These example DMPs may not have been assessed for quality or completeness.

 

Checklists and self-assessment tools

Questions to ask yourself and general guidelines when writing a data management plan:

 
Updated: Thursday 4 June 2020
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