Confluence Retirement

In an effort to consolidate USGS hosted Wikis, myUSGS’ Confluence service is scheduled for retirement on January 27th, 2023. The official USGS Wiki and collaboration space is now SharePoint. Please migrate existing spaces and content to the SharePoint platform and remove it from Confluence at your earliest convenience. If you need any additional information or have any concerns about this change, please contact Thank you for your prompt attention to this matter.
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  • From the DMP List page, click on the Project Name title. 
  • To edit the DMP show page, click Edit. 
  • To delete a DMP, click X Delete
  • To delete a record within the DMP, click on the record located in the "Records" section (as shown above) to open it.
  • Then click on Delete and this will Delete just this record within the DMP

Adding Co-PIs

  • From the  the DMP show Show page, click on edit in the bottom left cornerImage Added
  • Next, either click on the drop-down arrow in or begin typing the name of the Co-PI field to , to see if they are already in the list 
  • If the Co-PI is does not exist in the list or begin typing the name to see if the Co-Pi exists.  your screen shot cuts off the drop-down arrow.  drop-down list, select + Add New Co-PI 
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  • You will be directed to a page that looks like the one below.  If they already have a USGS account the information will automatically populate when you enter their email address.
  • If they do not have a USGS email address, you will need to fill in all of the information and then click on "Create" in the bottom left corner
  • If you need to add more than one Co-PI, click on the plus icon under the Add Co-PI boxIf the Co-PI does not exist in the drop-down list, select +Add New Co-PI   add instructions on how to create new C-PIPI as many times as you need to

Click "Update" when you are finished to save your additions


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  • Image RemovedAfter you add a Co-PI, you may receive a warning message that the Co-PI does not have a DMP Editor Account or edit permissions .  Add a screen shot.  as shown below
  • If the Co-PI needs access to the DMP, please request an account or request edit permission .  See instructions by clicking on the blue bar shown below
  • Image AddedSee Instructions on how to do that.  You can add a link to where those instructions are here.  that  

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