Data sets are represented as Objects on SMIR. Each object has a unique ID, a set of meta data and object permission. The object's ID is static. This allows you to link permanently to an object. Additionaly, SMIR offers to create a Digital object identifier (DOI). Please read the DOI section for details and instructions.
Example for ID 101597
There are different object types to represent the type of the data set. Example object types are:
For a complete list check the Supported Data Section.
SMIR uses a template to replace filenames after upload. This helps to identify what type of data the object represents by just looking at the name. It also removes identification information stored in the original (local) filename. The original filename is stored but only displayed to the owner of the object.
Meta data of an object can be exported on the detail page. Available formats:
A creatd DOI button is visible for all published objects. Use it to request a DOI.
You have to confirm the DOI generation in the modal
After you confirm the request:
Ech object has exactly one owner. But the owner can change (transfer) the ownership of the object(s).
Open the Object's menu
Select Change Owner
The license specifies the rights the user has after download whereas object permissions define the access to the file on SMIR.
A license is set for each object. Copyright is set as default. Please consider changing it when you prepare the object for publishing. The license file will be included in the download. A list of open source license are available. If you need a custom license please use the ticket system to send such a request.
The user can change the license in a object list view or on the object's detail page.
Manage selectedand then
SMIR generates for Images and model a set of up to 10 preview images to give a glance at the data set. Preview images are not part of the actual data you download.
The actual data is not displayed/accessable on SMIR. To use the data set, download the object. However, the list of included files in an object is displayed.
Download are wrapped in a directory contains the following files and downloaded as compressed archive (zip)