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Create and edit a catalogue entry

If you have data stored in another system, but still wish to allow it to be featured on Koordinates.com, you can add a catalogue entry.

A catalogue entry is simply a list of basic information about your data, including an optional URL to its location in an external system.

1

Select Add Data Source

You can create a catalogue entry by clicking Add on the main menu on the left of your screen, and then clicking Add Data Source.

2

Add information about your catalogue entry

After you click Add Data Source, you will see a pop-up screen with a range of fields. Populate these fields with information about your data source, including:

Name: The title of your catalogue entry.

Owner: The group which takes responsibility for the dataset on your Koordinates site.

License: The license under which the entry is made available, if any.

Description: A short description of the dentry, to help users understand the data.

URL: A URL to access the data.

Category: Choose from existing categories on the site.

Tags: Add tags to make your entry easier to find.

3

Create your catalogue entry

Click Create to save the new entry. Note that your new entry will include a link to the resource if a URL is supplied.

4

Select Edit for your catalogue entry

Locate the existing catalogue entry you wish to edit and click on the settings tab - that’s the small grey stripe

Select Edit from the menu.

5

Edit catalogue entry details

After selecting Edit, a pop-up window will enable you to edit the details of your chosen catalogue entry. These will be the same as are listed in 2., above.

6

Add metadata

Select the Metadata tab to add metadata on your catalogue entry.

7

Add to catalogue service

Select Services to add your catalogue entry to an existing catalogue service.

8

Edit permissions

Select Permissions in the top right to edit the permissions on your catalogue entry. To learn more about permissions on Koordinates site, read our guide.

9

Select Manage Data from the Admin menu