Many funding agencies, including the NIH, require that proposals include a data management and sharing plan (DMSP). We recommend using the California Digital Library's DMPTool to create your plan.​

With DMPTool you can create competitive and comprehensive data management plans. It provides step-by-step guidance for creating your own DMSP, including templates and sample plans to help you address requirements specific to Columbia and your funding sources (NSF, NIH, NEH, DOE, IMLS and others).

    DMPTool Video Tutorial

    Using DMPTool at Columbia University

    Columbia is a DMPTool partner institution. Log in using your Columbia credentials.

    1. Go to DMPTool
    2. Enter your Columbia University UNI in the "Sign in / Sign up" box and click "Continue"
    3. You should receive a prompt that "Your address is associated with: Columbia University ("
    4. Select "Sign in with Institution SSO" and follow the directions. You will need to sign in using Duo.
    5. You should be successfully signed into DMPTool