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  • DMP Editor Help

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  • Then click on "+New DMP"
  • Enter your project name
  • Click on "Create" on the lower left


Creating a DMP word template

  • To find a DMP template that will make creating your DMP simpler, go to:
  • Click on the word "here" under Data Management Plan Guidance
  • This will open a word file Data Management Plan Template that can be edited, saved to your documents and then uploaded to the DMP editor

Uploading a DMP word template

  • Once you have added all of your information to the DMP and saved it to your desktop or documents, go to the DMP title that you have already saved after following the directions above: CreatingaNewDMP by choosing it from the "DMP List"
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  • Then to import your DMP word template, click on "Import records from document"
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  • Next click on "Choose File," locate the file you saved and then click on "Import Records" to import it to the DMP Editor  
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  • When you do this all of your DMP records will automatically populate to the DMP editor here: 
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  • You can update the DMP as needed
  • Whenever a new version of your DMP is saved on the DMP Editor, the version will be listed under the "Download PDF" tab in the upper right corner of the DMP Editor

Adding a New Record


  • To add new records to a DMP that you have created, click on "Add Record"