How to Upload

Uploading your data to LOAR is not difficult, but it follows a predetermined set of steps.

Before starting an upload, be sure you:

  • Review the terms of service of LOAR to make sure you fully understand your responsibilities in using this service

NOW Log in

Log in to LOAR to get started!

If this is your first deposit, you have to register using the register link in the right coloumn on the LOAR website.

To upload data you also need to become a contributor to a collection in a community. To do this you must contact the community administrator.

On the LOAR website:

  • Choose the community, that you wish to contribute to, then
  • Choose the collection, that you wish to contribute to, then
  • Choose Submit a new item to this collection

Describe Your Work

  1. Enter metadata for the data set (Item). The minimum required information for your work includes:
    1. Author(s) (the person(s) primarily responsible for creating the work)
    2. Title (provide a descriptive name of the work. What is it formally known as?)
    3. Type (select the general type(s) of content of the item)
    4. Keywords (provide descriptive keywords of the work)
    5. Description (may include, but is not limited to: an abstract, codebooks, a free-text account of the work, etc.)
  2. Select the Next button at the bottom of the page. You may at any time instead choose Save & Exit; which allows you to pause your work and come back at a later time to finish the upload.

Access Settings

  1. If you wish to keep this item private or under embargo, fill out the appropriate information.
  2. Select the Next button at the bottom of the page.

Upload Files

  1. Select All of the files that comprise your data set (including the documentation of read files that you have created to provide context for your data).
  2. Please also provide a file description.
  3. To go to next file, press Upload File & Add Another
  4. Once all files have been selected, click on the Next button.

Review Submission

  1. Review the information entered and selections made. Look everything over carefully and make changes if needed.
  2. Select the Next button at the bottom of the page.

Distribution License

  1. You must agree to the LOAR Distribution License in order to upload data to LOAR.
  2. Select the Next button at the bottom of the page.

CC LICENSE

  1. If you wish, you may add a Creative Commons License to your item.
  2. Select the Complete Submission button at the bottom of the page.

Congratulation, you have deposited your data!

Kontakt

Contact

TONY BRIAN ALBERS

tba@kb.dk
8946 2316

 

 

KATRINE HOFMANN GASSER

khg@kb.dk
8946 2301