Other DMP Tools

DMP Assistant Canada's National Platform for DMPs

  • DMP Assistant is a bilingual tool for preparing data management plans (DMPs) based on the DMP Online Tool and developed by CARL's Portage Network, a library-based research data management network in Canada.  DMP Assistant provides guidance for researchers and includes a generic template prepared and maintained by a group of research data management experts from research libraries across Canada. You need to sign up for an account or sign in if you already have an account to use DMP Assistant.


  • DMPTool is primarily focused on creating DMPs for US funders and includes associated templates for those funders.  Users also have the option of copying existing plans as a starting point. Users need to create an account (click on sign-in in the top right corner and choose among the 3 sign-in options) before they can create DMPs.