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Data Management Services

This guide will assist Clemson researchers in managing their data, and includes information on creating Data Management Plans for funding agencies.


What is DMPTool?

With DMPTool you can create and share data management plans. It provides step-by-step guidance for creating your own DMP, including templates and sample plans to help you address requirements specific to Harvard and your funding sources.

Using DMPTool at Clemson

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

  • Go to DMPTool.
  • Enter your Clemson email address in the "Sign in / Sign up" box and click "Continue"
  • After you see the prompt "Your address is associated with: Clemson University (," click "Sign in with Institution to Continue" 
  • Enter your Clemson credentials and click "Sign In."

Funding Agency Guidelines

Funding agencies have different policies on what needs to be included in a Data Management Plan (DMP). Note that even if your funding agency does not require a data management plan, creating one will assist you in managing your research.  

The following resources will help you find DMP requirements by funding agency:

Example Plans

Note: These sample plans may or may not be associated with successful grant applications. They are only included here to illustrate representative responses.

NSF (examples from DMPTool)