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What types of metadata do I need to attach to my data?

PUB repository registers data with DataCite registry (datacite.org) using the DataCite XML. Thus, at a minimum, the mandatory properties of the DataCite metadata schema must be provided (and in case data is uploaded: licensing information) at the time of research data registration, otherwise data is not accepted by the system. To promote data discovery, submitters may also choose to use several optional properties to identify their data more clearly. For example:

- properties allowing for flexible description of the resource (abstract),
- relationships to other resources (or versions),
- license information,
- keywords, etc.

In addition, the data package can be linked to persons, projects, working fields and publications.

Screenshot of metadata entry during the data submission process: