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  • 1. DMPTool for Data Management PlansPerry Willett, CDL Sarah Shreeves, UIUCTodd Grappone, UCLA Günter Waibel, SmithsonianSherry Lake, UVa Nov 1, 2011
  • 2. DMPTool• Introductions• Discuss background, purpose• Display some functionality• Demo• Explain how you can participate• Questions/Discussion• Break• Discussion of institutional participation• General discussion Nov 1, 2011
  • 3. DMPTool for Data Management Plans• Helps researchers meet requirements of NSF and other U.S. funding agencies.• Guides researchers through the process of creating a data management plan.• Is available to everyone.• Provides additional help for researchers at DMPTool partner institutions Nov 1, 2011
  • 4. Reasons for the DMPTool• NSF requirements for data management plans beginning Jan 2011 – For instance, University of California researchers received over $600 million from NSF in FY 2010/11• Other agencies following suit: NEH, IMLS• NIH has data sharing requirements Nov 1, 2011
  • 5. Goals of the DMPTool, I• To provide researchers a simple way to create a Data Management Plan by giving them information from the funding agency: – Questions asked by the agency – Any additional explanation or context provided by the agency – Links to the agency website for policies, help, guidance Nov 1, 2011
  • 6. Goals of the DMPTool, II• To provide researchers with additional information from their local institution: – Resources and services to help them manage data – Help text for specific questions – Suggested answers to questions that they can simply cut-and-paste – News and events related to data management on their campus Nov 1, 2011
  • 7. DMPTool project• Partners: CDL, DataONE, Smithsonian, UCLA, UCSD, UIU C, UVa, Digital Curation Centre (UK) – Great team!• Started working in January 2011• Developed requirements, divided work among partners, self-funded• Usability testing at Ecological Society of America conference and Univ of Virginia Nov 1, 2011
  • 8. Demo• Nov 1, 2011
  • 9. How you can participate• Advertise• Shibboleth login (“single sign-on”)• Add links to local resources, help text, suggested answers, contact information• Blog for local news and events Nov 1, 2011
  • 10. Shibboleth login• Researchers use their campus login• Step 1: add DMPTool to campus single signon service (Shibboleth/InCommon)• Step 2: work with data “owners” to release information to DMPTool – Usually both HR for faculty and staff,and Registrar for students• More information at Nov 1, 2011
  • 11. Add local information• Help text, Links to resources and services, Suggested answers, Contact information• Information can be added at various levels for researchers at your university: – All data management plans – All data management from a particular funding agency, eg. NSF Biological Sciences Directorate – A particular question within a data management plan Nov 1, 2011
  • 12. DMPTool Blog• Hosted at UCLA• Highlight news, events and services at your university related to research and data• Blog posts will appear in the DMPTool via RSS• Blog pages can highlight different organizations within your university• Nov 1, 2011
  • 13. Project participants• CDL/UC3: • Smithsonian • Univ of Illinois: – Trisha Cruse Institution: – Michael Grady – Perry Willett – Günter Waibel – Howard Ding – Marisa Strong – Sarah Shreeves – Tracy Seneca • UCLA: – Scott Fisher – Todd Grappone • Univ of Virginia: – Stephen Abrams – Gary Thompson – Andrew Sallans – Mark Reyes – Darrow Cole – Sherry Lake – Margaret Low • UCSD: – Carla Lee• DataONE: – Brad Westbrook • Digital Curation – Amber Budden Centre: – Martin Donnelly Nov 1, 2011
  • 14. Future Development• Communication – Press release (today!) – Postcards• Presentations at conferences: – Digital Library Federation Fall Forum, Nov 1 (that’s now) – Int’l Digital Curation Conference, Dec 6 (Bristol, UK) – CNI Fall Membership meeting Dec 12-13 (Arlington VA)• Additional US funding agencies (NIH, others)• Additional development Nov 1, 2011
  • 15. Summary: How you can participate• Communication• Shibboleth login: Make it easy for researchers to login• Funder Templates: Customize the DMPTool to highlight resources and services at your university• DMPTool Blog: Write blogposts about news and events related to research data on your campus• Development, resources Nov 1, 2011
  • 16. Questions?• Contact us at to participate• Important links: – Info on Shibboleth login: – Funder Templates: – DMPTool Blog: Nov 1, 2011