Import Data

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Upload and manage documents

The process for uploading documents is similar to the manual upload process for datasets.

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Select 'Upload' from the Admin menu

This will allow you to browse for a file on your hard-drive to upload.

2

Drag and drop the documents you wish to upload

You have the option of dragging and dropping multiple documents at once. 

3

Select Owning Group

Select an appropriate group from those listed. The group you select will be the designated owner of the data

4

Click 'Upload'

Koordinates will then process your upload. 

5

Select files to import

Select the file you wish to import by checking the box next to the file's title. 

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Click 'Import' 

7

Provide additional information about your document

Next, you will be able to add information about your document. This includes:

  • Title: Rename your document, or keep the default provided by Koordinates.
  • Owning Group: Decide which group or individual will be owner the document. Only the owner of the document will be able to remove it from the site, and set administrative privileges.
  • Access: Decide if your document will be directly downloadable by anonymous users and indexable by search engines.
  • Description: A field to describe the document for users.
  • Category: Choose the category to which the document will belong. This will help users find your document.
  • Licence: Choose how the document shall be licensed. If you choose ‘Creative Commons,’ you will be asked to decide which Creative Commons licence applies to your work.

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Click 'Import and Publish' 

You also have the option of importing your data as a draft, to perform additional QA checks.