When you login to DMP Assistant you will be directed to the 'My plans' page. From here you can edit, share, export or delete any of your plans. You will also see plans that have been shared with you by others.
To create a plan, click the 'Create plan' button from the 'My plans' page or the top menu. Select options from the drop-down menus and tickboxes to determine what questions and guidance you should be presented with. Confirm your selection by clicking 'Yes, create plan'
The tabbed interface allows you to navigate through different functions when editing your plan.
When viewing any of the question tabs, you will see the different sections of your plan displayed. Click into these in turn to answer the questions. You can format your responses using the text editing buttons.
Guidance is displayed in the right-hand panel. Click the '+' symbol to view this.
Remember to 'save' your responses before moving on.
Insert the email address of any collaborators you would like to invite to read or edit your plan. Set the level of permissions you would like to grant them via the drop-down options and click to 'Add collaborator'
From here you can download your plan in various formats. This may be useful if you need to submit your plan as part of a grant application. Choose what format you would like to view/download your plan in and click to export. When you login to DMP Assistant you will be directed to the 'My plans' page. From here you can edit, share, export or delete any of your plans. You will also see plans that have been shared with you by others.
Your university library might already provide support for developing a data management plan. Contact your liaison librarian at your university for further assistance. You will find below contact information for university libraries that have dedicated data management services or librarians.
If your institution is not listed here, please feel free to contact firstname.lastname@example.org and we will direct you to the best source of information for your query
Acadia University: Maggie Neilson
Brandon University: Carmen Kazakoff-Lane, Betty Braaksma
Brock University: Heather Whipple
Lakehead University: Debra Gold
MacEwan University: Tara Stieglitz
Mount Allison University: Ruth Collings
Simon Fraser University: Carla Graebner, Jessica Gallinger and Alex Garnett
Trent University: Barbara Znamirowski
Université de Moncton: Victoria Volkanova
University of Guelph: Research & Scholarship Team
University of Lethbridge: Research Services Group [U. of Lethbridge Library]
University of Manitoba: Gary Strike
University of Ontario Institute of Technology: Katie Harding
University of Regina: Marilyn Andrews
University of Saskatchewan: Kristin Bogdan
University of Waterloo: Research Data Management Services
Wilfrid Laurier University: Michael Steeleworthy