Because good research needs good data

Getting the most out of DMPonline

09 April 2019 |

This workshop is aimed at RDM support staff at institutions to show what can be done with DMPonline. The DCC team will introduce the core functionlity of the tool and hands-on sessions will demonstrate and let you try out key features. Hands-on exercises will demonstrate how best to profile local support and assist researchers to develop sound DMPs which align with community data standards and practice.

Please bring a laptop for the hands-on session and let us know your preferences so we can tailor this.

The workshop will be followed by a half-day Research Data Management Forum (RDMF).

Time Session Person
09:00 Coffee & registration All

What you can do with DMPonline [PDF] [PPT

An introduction to the core functionality of the tool, how it can be customised by adding templates, guidance & branding, and new features such as plan commenting and publishing


Using the API [guidance documentation]

Demo of current functionality and discussion of potential extensions


Case study on using DMPonline at the University of Manchester [PPTX] [PDF]

An overview of how the institution has customised the tool. local procedures for plan review, daily use of the API and integration with ethics. See blog

10:45 Coffee  

Exercise / hands-on session based on participant needs e.g. 

  • Adding tailored guidance [handout]
  • Customising templates [handout]
  • Creating templates [handout]
  • Branding DMPonline & offering plan reviews [demo]

Recent changes and future plans [PPT] [PDF]

An overview of the DCC's new service model, how to contribute to the user group and the development roadmap

12:30 Lunch and close All


Costs and Registration

Registration is now open

You can register for the fulll day event (DMPonline workshop & RDMF unconference) for the reduced price of £120.