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Maintenance Notice 23 Oct 2018

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  1. Following the normal procedure, upon creation of the DOI, the dataset will move to the Community Data > commons_repo > curated folder in the DE and be visible at
  2. Within one dayan hour, the curator will remove public permission from this dataset and make give you the owner.
  3. You may share the dataset with collaborators by giving them read permission.
  4. NOTE: It is very important that:
    1. You don't give anyone else write or own permission, or they can change the dataset.
    2. You don't make any changes to the dataset yourself!
  5. The curator will also read permission. If you need to authorize others to read the dataset, please notify the curator by sending CyVerse user names of your collaborators or reviewers.
  6. The curator will retain ownership permission of the data, in case any changes are needed. 

The DOI indicates that the dataset is stable, so it must not change. If you need to make


corrections or changes to the metadata, please ask the curator at to do so. This is important, because the metadata must be updated in multiple locations.

If you need to make changes to the dataset, but don't feel a new version is warrented, please email

Step 9:


 For Versioned Reserved DOI only: Edit the original dataset and create new versions

  1. Follow this step only if you plan to make changes to the original dataset and release a new version.
  2. When collaborators suggest changes to the dataset, make the changes in the original copy in your private data directory.


Step 10: Publish your final dataset

  1. Aft


  1. When you want to release a new stable version of the dataset, follow the steps above. Be sure to include version numbers in the metadata.
  2. The curator will add links among different versions of the dataset.

You should release a new stable version of the dataset any time changes will be cited in a presentation or publication. The author should cite the DOI of the dataset that includes their changes.

Step 10A: For Versioned Reserved DOI only: Publish your final dataset

  1. When no more changes are needed to the dataset and it is ready for public release, follow the steps on Requesting a Permanent Identifier in the Data Commons for the final dataset.
  2. Be sure to include the appropriate version number in the metadata.
  3. Upon publication, the curator will:
    • Create a DOI for the final dataset and make it public.
    • Verify that all versions of the dataset are properly linked.
    • Make all older versions of the dataset public.

Step 10B: For Embargoed Reserved DOI only: Publish your final dataset

  1. Contact the curator at to ask for the embargo to be removed from your dataset.
  2. Upon publication, the curator will make the dataset public. It will then be visible to anyone at or to any logged in CyVerse users on the Discovery environment.