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Data Management Plan: Create a DMPTool Account

This guide introduces what a research data management plan (DMP) is, its content, the rationale of writing a DMP, and resources on DMP.


The CUHK Library has develop DMP service with . At your first time in using DMPTool, you have to create a DMPTool account with the following steps:

Create an Account

1. Go to

2. Click "Sign in" (on the right top) and choose Option 1 "Your Institution".

Sign in by Option 1: Your Institution


3. Type "Chinese"; click "The Chinese University of Hong Kong" and "Go".

Choose "The Chinese University of Hong Kong" as institution


4. Sign in with your CUHK credentials.

Sign in with CUHK credentials


5. If it is your first time to access DMPTool, create a DMPTool account with your name, CUHK Email and set up a password of your own.

Create a DMPTool account for the first time access

After creating an account, this page will not pop up on your next log in.

Edit Your Profile

1. Mouse over your name and click "Edit profile".

Edit profile


2. Choose your Faculty.

Choose faculty

What's Next?

Your DMPTool account is properly set up! When you sign in next time with the CUHK credentials, this message box pops up. Choose the term at your preference.

Select an information release consent

Tips for Creating an Account

To create a DMPTool account, it is recommended to use your CUHK email. The password is not necessarily the OnePass password.


When you sign in with "Option 1 - Your institution", you will use the CUHK OnePass credentials.

Sign in by Option 1: Your institution


The credentials used for the creation of DMPTool account are only used if you sign in with "Option 2 - Email address".

Sign in by Option 2: Email address

Tips for Editing your Profile

Updating your profile can facilitate future analytics of DMPTool usage by CUHK members. It is advisable that you edit your profile.