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Guidelines for Depositors (Version 3.0 September 2015)

Contents

Introduction to the Guidelines
Why Deposit Data?
Depositing with the ADS
What to Deposit
How to Deposit
Costs
Preparing Collections for Deposit
Data Management Plans
File Management (Formats, Structure, Naming, Versioning)
Metadata
Selection and Retention
File-level Metadata Requirements
Documents
Databases, Spreadsheets and Statistics
Raster Images
Geophysics and Remote Sensing
CAD and Vector Images
Geographical Information Systems
Video and Audio
Virtual Reality
Photogrammetry
Collection-level Metadata Requirements
Deposit Check List
Downloads
Acknowledgements


Downloads

Guidelines for Depositors: PDF

Accepted Formats: PDF

ADS Deposit Licence: Word Document, Open Office

Metadata Templates

Collection-level Metadata Template: Microsoft Word, Open Office Document

Database Metadata Template: Microsoft Excel, Open Office Speadsheet, csv

Geophysics Metadata Template: Microsoft Excel, Open Office Spreadsheet, csv

GIS Metadata Template: Microsoft Excel, Open Office Spreadsheet csv

Raster Image Metadata Template: Microsoft Excel Open Office Spreadsheet. csv

Spreadsheet Metadata Template: Microsoft Excel, Open Office Spreadsheet csv

Text Metadata Template: Microsoft Excel, Open Office Spreadsheet, csv

Vector Metadata Template: Microsoft Excel, Open Office Spreadsheet, csv

Metadata Examples

Collection-level Metadata Example: PDF

Database Metadata Example: PDF

Geophysics Metadata Example: PDF

GIS Metadata Example: PDF

Raster Image Metadata Example: PDF

Spreadsheet Metadata Example: PDF

Text Metadata Example: PDF

Vector Metadata Example: PDF


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