DMPTool is a service provided by the library to all researchers on on campus. The tool allows a researcher to create, review, and share data management plans that meet the needs of your research funders and our institution. DMPTool is customized to our campus and provides detailed templates for 100's of different funding agencies.
Free and open to all campus researchers.
UMSL users can log in using their Shibboleth / SSO ID and password.
Guides you through the process of creating a data management plan to meet funder requirements.
Provides links to funder information, suggested answers, and data management resources.
To access the tool click the DMPTool logo or visit: http://dmptool.org/.
Research data is any systematic collection of information that is used by researchers for analysis. Typical examples of data include:
Research data can also include video, sound, or text data, as long as it is used for systematic analysis. For example, a collection of video interviews use to gather and identify gesture and facial expressions in a study of emotional responses to stimuli would be considered research data.
All research data must be appropriately structured and documented in order for it to be used effectively for analysis. Additionally, any unique programs or models needed to analyze the data should also be preserved.
Protect your data from loss by maintaining good backups and documentatio
Secure your data through effective management of sensitive data
Conduct research efficiently by analyzing your data practices
Simplify the use and reuse of your data through proper documentation and application of standards
Increase your research visibility by publishing your datasets and documentation
Meet funding agency, legal and ethical requirements for dissemination and documentation of your research
Preserve and provide access to your data in the long term, allowing future scholars to build on your work