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Data Management Plans and
DMPonline
EUDAT conference, 29th October 2013, Rome
Sarah Jones
Digital Curation Centre
sarah.jo...
What is a DMP?
A short plan that outlines:
• what data will be created and how
• how it will be managed (storage, back-up,...
Drivers for DMPs
“Each funded research project, should submit a
structured Data Management Plan for peer-review as
an inte...
Which UK funders require a DMP?

•www.dcc.ac.uk/resources/policy-and-legal/ overview-funders-data-policies
Some other funders that require
DMPs or equivalent
Five common themes
1. Description of data to be collected / created
(i.e. content, type, format, volume...)

2. Standards ...
DCC Checklist for a DMP
• 13 questions on what’s asked across the board
• Prompts / pointers to help researchers get start...
Potential areas for collaboration
• Ensuring compatibility and coherence in requirements
• Collaborating on tools and shar...
Different stages of a DMP
Outline DMP
•Basic, short plan
•Answer 3 questions
•Written at grant
application stage

Full DMP...
A useful framework to get started

•Brief explanation
of questions

•Sample
statements of what
to write
•www.icpsr.umich.e...
•https://dmp.cdlib.org
Help from the DCC

•https://dmponline.dcc.ac.uk

•www.dcc.ac.uk/resources/
•how-guides/develop-data-plan

www.dcc.ac.uk/re...
What is DMPonline?
A web-based tool to help researchers write data
management plans
A short history
•Launched in April 201...
Main features in DMPonline
•Templates for different requirements (funder or institution)
•Tailored guidance (funder, insti...
Collaboration on DMPonline
• Developed funder-specific guidance in collaboration with funders
• Developed institutional te...
DMPonline v.4 beta
http://dmponline-beta.dcc.ac.uk
Creating an account

Asks for email,
organisation and
password
Auto-fills uni
options as you
type
Creating a plan
Select your funder
(if any)
Select relevant uni
for DMP questions
and guidance
Select other
sources of
gui...
Tailoring at multiple levels

Options to have questions
and guidance at institutional
and ‘unit’ level
Summary of what’s in a plan
Overview of sections in a plan
Allows multiple
phases

Summary page with
dropdown buttons to
expand and answer
each sectio...
Questions and guidance

Easy-format text boxes to answer
Can pre-populate boxes with
examples / suggested answers
Answering questions

Notes who has
answered the question
Progress bar updates
how much is left
Sharing plan with collaborators

Allow colleagues to readonly, edit your plan or
become co-owners
Exporting plans
Institutions can customise DMPonline
•Profile local support via custom
guidance and boilerplate text

Add your logo,
URL e...
Want to use DMPonline?
• Try out the beta at: http://dmponline-beta.dcc.ac.uk
• Request new features on GitHub:
https://gi...
Thanks – any questions?
DCC guidance, tools and case studies:
www.dcc.ac.uk/resources
Follow us on twitter:
@digitalcurati...
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  • Some funders ask for data access/dissemination plans (e.g. a preliminary plan for managing ‘foreground’ in the case of the EC), or simply encourage you to describe plans for certain aspects of creating/using/managing data.
    Gareth Knight’s analysis for LSHTM highlighted the additional health funders listed here as having some form of requirement - http://researchonline.lshtm.ac.uk/208596/1/Funder_Requirements_Analysis.pdf
    For North American requirements see the DMPTool - https://dmp.cdlib.org/pages/funder_requirements
  • The DCC has produced a How to guide on writing DMPs and developed a tool to help
  • DMPonline has evolved greatly over the past few years, initially in terms of adding extra features and functionality requested by users, but subsequently in more fundamental ways in light of how the landscape is changing.
    When we started, only a handful of research funders asked for DMPs. The requirements have since increased and these are regularly updated. Universities often ask for DMPs now too, and they want to provide tailored guidance, specific to their local context. Discipline-specific guidance is also emerging.
    The tool is evolving to allow us to combine the different funder, institutional and disciplinary contexts to present users with the relevant questions and guidance based on what position they’re in (i.e. if they’re applying for funding but their university also asks for a DMP and offers local guidance, we’ll pull all these things together and present them to the user)
  • There has been lots of input from different communities over the years, which has shaped how the tool has evolved.
  • One of the most popular features of DMPonline is how it can be customised to suit your institution.
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    1. 1. Data Management Plans and DMPonline EUDAT conference, 29th October 2013, Rome Sarah Jones Digital Curation Centre sarah.jones@glasgow.ac.uk Twitter: sjDCC Funded by:
    2. 2. What is a DMP? A short plan that outlines: • what data will be created and how • how it will be managed (storage, back-up, access…) • plans for data sharing and preservation
    3. 3. Drivers for DMPs “Each funded research project, should submit a structured Data Management Plan for peer-review as an integral part of the application for funding.” Liz Lyon, Dealing with Data Asks for “institutional and project specific data management policies and plans” RCUK Common Principles University policy...
    4. 4. Which UK funders require a DMP? •www.dcc.ac.uk/resources/policy-and-legal/ overview-funders-data-policies
    5. 5. Some other funders that require DMPs or equivalent
    6. 6. Five common themes 1. Description of data to be collected / created (i.e. content, type, format, volume...) 2. Standards / methodologies for data collection & management 3. Ethics and Intellectual Property (highlight any restrictions on data sharing e.g. embargoes, confidentiality) 4. Plans for data sharing and access (i.e. how, when, to whom) 5. Strategy for long-term preservation
    7. 7. DCC Checklist for a DMP • 13 questions on what’s asked across the board • Prompts / pointers to help researchers get started • Guidance on how to answer w ww.dcc.ac.uk/sites/default/files/documents/resource/DMP_Checklist_
    8. 8. Potential areas for collaboration • Ensuring compatibility and coherence in requirements • Collaborating on tools and sharing of good practice • Sharing ideas on reviewing and monitoring plans • Moving from compliance to benefits for researchers
    9. 9. Different stages of a DMP Outline DMP •Basic, short plan •Answer 3 questions •Written at grant application stage Full DMP •Detailed plan •Define procedures •Written in conjunction with data centres •www.nerc.ac.uk/research/sites/data/dmp.asp
    10. 10. A useful framework to get started •Brief explanation of questions •Sample statements of what to write •www.icpsr.umich.edu/icpsrweb/content/datamanagement/dmp/framework.html
    11. 11. •https://dmp.cdlib.org
    12. 12. Help from the DCC •https://dmponline.dcc.ac.uk •www.dcc.ac.uk/resources/ •how-guides/develop-data-plan www.dcc.ac.uk/resources/datamanagement-plans/checklist
    13. 13. What is DMPonline? A web-based tool to help researchers write data management plans A short history •Launched in April 2010 at the Jisc conference •Released v.2 in March 2011 with extra functionality •Released v.3 in April 2012 with revisions in light of the DMPTool and work from the Jisc MRD programme •v.4 beta just out, incorporating major changes from evaluation
    14. 14. Main features in DMPonline •Templates for different requirements (funder or institution) •Tailored guidance (funder, institutional, discipline-specific etc) •Ability to provide examples and boilerplate text •Supports multiple phases (e.g. pre- / during / post-project) •Granular read / write / share permissions •Customised exports to a variety of formats •API for systems interoperability •Shibboleth authentication
    15. 15. Collaboration on DMPonline • Developed funder-specific guidance in collaboration with funders • Developed institutional templates (questions and locally-specific guidance) with key contacts in universities • Developed and deployed discipline-specific guidance with Jisc MRD projects (e.g. DMTPsych at York) • Provide ongoing advice to the DMPTool consortium • The use of DMPonline has been mooted for Horizon 2020
    16. 16. DMPonline v.4 beta http://dmponline-beta.dcc.ac.uk
    17. 17. Creating an account Asks for email, organisation and password Auto-fills uni options as you type
    18. 18. Creating a plan Select your funder (if any) Select relevant uni for DMP questions and guidance Select other sources of guidance
    19. 19. Tailoring at multiple levels Options to have questions and guidance at institutional and ‘unit’ level
    20. 20. Summary of what’s in a plan
    21. 21. Overview of sections in a plan Allows multiple phases Summary page with dropdown buttons to expand and answer each section
    22. 22. Questions and guidance Easy-format text boxes to answer Can pre-populate boxes with examples / suggested answers
    23. 23. Answering questions Notes who has answered the question Progress bar updates how much is left
    24. 24. Sharing plan with collaborators Allow colleagues to readonly, edit your plan or become co-owners
    25. 25. Exporting plans
    26. 26. Institutions can customise DMPonline •Profile local support via custom guidance and boilerplate text Add your logo, URL etc •Select / write desired questions •www.dcc.ac.uk/news/customising-dmponline
    27. 27. Want to use DMPonline? • Try out the beta at: http://dmponline-beta.dcc.ac.uk • Request new features on GitHub: https://github.com/DigitalCurationCentre/DMPOnline • Contact us about collaboration on: dmponline@dcc.ac.uk
    28. 28. Thanks – any questions? DCC guidance, tools and case studies: www.dcc.ac.uk/resources Follow us on twitter: @digitalcuration and #ukdcc
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