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In the Documents section of the EntryScape Catalog it is possible to upload files that can then be linked to. Currently, three document types are supported: Documentation, License and Standard/Recommendation/Specification.


When in the catalog, you can see the number of documents loaded and the document function.

Screenshot overview of documents


If there are documents in the catalog, you will see them in a list.


If there are no documents or you want to add documents, there are two options.

Screenshot of empty document list


Click Import to import the first document from dataportals, usually these are specifications, i.e. instructions and guides, for specific datasets.

Screenshot of import first document

Then select the document you want to import by searching for it or navigating the list and clicking Import to the right of the title. You can also click on the link icon to go to the original source of the document.

Screenshot of select first document

Then click on close and you will see the document(s) you imported.


If you want to start by creating the first document, click on Create.

Screenshot of create first document

Then enter the link (URL) or select file and upload the document you want to refer to. It can be PDF, web page via link or other optional.

Also select the document type if it is Documentation, License and Standard/Recommendation/Specification.

Then fill in additional metadata and click Create.

Screenshot of describe document

Use uploaded files as documentation

In each dataset you can refer to imported, linked and uploaded documents. Use the metadata field Documentation and select documents from the list.