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Learn more from our research data management guide.

Find out about VCU Libraries research data management services

Contact our Research Data Management Team at

What is DMPTool?

The DMPTool ( helps researchers:

  • Create ready-to-use data management plans for specific funding agencies
  • Meet requirements for data management plans
  • Get step-by-step instructions and guidance for data management plan
  • Learn about resources and services available at your institution to fulfill the data management requirements of their grants

Looking for the DMS?

Data management means different things to different people. If you're looking for "the DMS" for a data management plan for security, such as securing your data in an IRB protocol, that's different from these data management plans for funder-required data management planning. FOr security DMPs, visit Then log in with your eID and go to Projects > Create a Project.

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