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To access DMP editor, go to, click on Login in the top right corner

  • For DOI usersUsers:  Username is your email address and your password is your Active Directory password
  • For non-DOI users:  Username is your email address and your password is your myUSGS password   


  •  To perform a search, click in the search box and enter a term, title or keyword

  •  DMP Editor Managers (Admin), Data Stewards, and Organization Managers. There is a link to an advanced search directly below the search box which will take you to DMP Advanced Search page. The elastic query strings with lucene are often 'simply used' by using the connective words 'AND' 'OR'.

    However, the link below goes into detail on how to use the lucene reserved characters to create powerful searches:
    The reserved characters are: + - = && || > < ! ( ) { } [ ] ^ " ~ * ? : \ / 

    For a guild on how to use lucen lucene click Here. 

    Once you have completed your search the results may be exported as a JSON file as well as a CSV file.

How to Edit DMPs

Simple Edits

  • From the DMP List page, click on the Project Name/title for that project

  • To edit the DMP show page, click Edit, or to edit an individual record click on that record
  • The ScienceBase's Project ID is the unique identifier for the project record in ScienceBase

  • The RFP Manager's ID and RFP Manager's Stamp ID are unique identifiers obtained from the RFP Manager tool during the proposal process (see below)


If you are using the NCCWSC DMP word template for maintaining the plan and would like to manage the DMP online, you can upload it into the DMP editor tool. To upload it, the template must be a .DOCX document. The NCCWSC template is available at