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About DMPonline

Funding bodies increasingly require their grant-holders to produce a Data Management Plans (DMP), both during the bid-preparation stage and after funding has been secured. DMPonline helps research teams respond to this requirement, and any expectations that their institution or others may apply.

DMPonline is based on the open source DMPRoadmap code base, which is jointly developed by the Digital Curation Center (DCC) and the University of California Curation Center (UC3). The DCC and UC3 work closely with research funders and universities to produce a tool that generates active DMPs and caters for the whole lifecycle of a project, from bid preparation stage through to completion.

The DMPonline name and logo are registered trademarks by Digital Curation Center (DCC) and are used with permission.

Service Management

The service is managed by DTU Library and the Royal Danish Library in cooperation. The service managers can be contacted by email, regarding issues related to the Danish DMPonline service.

Local support and management

The universities and/or university libraries around Denmark each have local support staff in place who offer guidance and services related to DMPonline and data management planning. Consult your local DMPonline support for further details on what is available at your university.

Technical operation

The technical service is offered by the Danish e-Infrastructure Cooperation (DeiC).

How the tool works

There are a number of templates within the tool that represent the requirements of different funders and institutions. Users are asked three questions at the outset so we can determine the appropriate template to display (e.g. the Horizon2020 template when applying for an EC grant). Guidance is provided to help you interpret and answer the questions. This guidance is provided by researcher funders, universities and disciplines.

Getting Started

If you have an account please sign in and start creating or editing your DMP.

If you do not have a DMPonline account, click on 'Sign up' on the homepage.

Once you have created an account and you are affiliated with a Danish research institution, you can also choose to "sign in with your institutional credentials" ("WAYF" login) and link your user profile with your institutional account.

Please visit the 'Help' page for guidance.

Additional Information

We are constantly improving the user interface and functionality of DMPonline. If you would like to contribute with feedback and suggestions, please contact us by email. You can also report bugs and request new features directly to the developers on GitHub.