Available Until 8/9/2023

Learn to Love Data Planning: DMPTool Basics*

For more information or to schedule this course, please contact Katie Pierce Farrier at katie.pierce-farrier@unthsc.edu

Starting January 2023, the NIH will require funded researchers to submit a plan outlining how scientific data from their research will be managed and shared.  A well thought out data management plan helps researchers plan for the unexpected, increase efficiency, and aid in reproducibility. The DMPTool is a free tool that walks users through creating competitive, comprehensive data management plans. The webinar will guide participants in understanding data management plan basics, creating a DMPTool profile and exploring available templates and planning resourcces.

Resource URLshttps://dmptool.org/

Learning Objectives

  1. Understand the importance of creating data management plans to improve research practices
  2. Describe what a data management plan is and its components.
  3. Navigate the DMPTool website to create a profile, explore templates, and find help guides.
  4. Walk through creating a “test” DMP using the DMPTool.


Introduction -5 minutes

Data Management Planning -25 minutes

Pause for Questions -5 minutes 

DMPTool Demo- 20 minutes

Questions -5 minutes 

MLA CE Credits: 1.0