Database sheet

 

The sheet presenting the databases can be found from the databases' index or the ArkeoGIS' directory. Please, note that you need to be logged in to access this file. Some informations are compulsory to publish a database on ArkeoGIS. Those informations are given either by the author(s) either by ArkeoGIS itself during the uploading process. The optional fields are let at the author(s)' discretion.

On the database sheet are only visible the fields that the author(s) have actually filled in. For instance, here is a full database sheet.

The following informations are displayed on the sheet :

TitleDescriptionDublin code CompulsorySource
NameThe database's name appears as the title of the sheet.TitleyesAuthor
InitiatorThe initiator is the user who uploads the resource using ArkeoGIS' services.CreatoryesAuthor
Author(s) and co-author(s)Name of the person/people who created the resource.CreatoryesAuthor
PublisherName of the person/organization/service spearheading the creation of the data. For instance : CNRS, The Heritage Services, a university, ...PublishernoAuthor
ContributorName of a person/organization/service who contributed to the database's creation.ContributornoAuthor
Subject(s) / Key wordsThere can be several key words for a single database. For instance, for the EPD, you can use "pollen" and "C14" as key words.SubjectyesAuthor
Starting dateThe starting date refers to the oldest date among all the starting dates of the database. ArkeoGIS' reference is the Anno Domini's calendar system.yesArkeoGIS
Ending dateThe ending date refers to the most recent date among all the ending dates of the database.yesArkeoGIS
Total of linesTotal of lines of the database.yesArkeoGIS
Total of sitesTotal of different sites' id detected by ArkeoGIS in the database.yesArkeoGIS
TypeInventory, Book's transcript or Research.yesAuthor
ScaleRefers to the resolution's scale of the database's dots. Seven possibilities : object, site, watershed, micro-region, region or country.yesAuthor
Publication's statusPublish (on ArkeoGIS) or not. If not, users can't access your database through the mapping interface.yesAuthor
Creation's dateRefers to the creation of the original database. When only the year is known, please use this nomenclature : 01/01/XXXX. It will allow us to dinstinguish these databases from the well dated ones. yesAuthor
Importation's dateDate of the first import of the database on ArkeoGIS. yesArkeoGIS
Last edit's dateDate of the last import of the database on ArkeoGIS.DateyesArkeoGIS
State of workIn progress or finished.yesAuthor
Geographical scopeWorld, International waters, continent or country.CoverageyesAuthor
Country/ContinentIf the user choose either country or continent, he must specify its choice. The continents are : Africa, North America, South America, Antarctic, Asia, Europe and Oceania.CoverageyesAuthor
Geographical detailsTo specify the geographical scope of the database, a text field can be used. CoveragenoAuthor
Context of realisationAcademic work, Contract, Research Team or Other. Multiple choices are possible. yesAuthor
Details of the context of realisationFor instance : Master degree, PhD, Research's programme's name. noAuthor
Database's languageRefers to the language of the database. ArkeoGIS allows the users to consult the data in the language they choose (either French, English, German or Spanish).LanguageyesAuthor
DescriptionDescription of the database in a text field in the language of the database (either English, French, German or Spanish). Please, note that this description must also be made in English to ensure a better diffusion of the informations. The language of the description matches to the personal choices of the users.DescriptionyesAuthor
Base's sourceThis field displays the URL address of the resource's URI in its original form (before any modification for and by ArkeoGIS).SourcenoAuthor
Relations with other resourcesRefers to any possible relations with other resources.RelationnoAuthor
BibliographyThe author can choose here the way he wants his work to be quoted.noAuthor
Licence and rightsWhen the initiator publishes a database on ArkeoGIS, every user can access it. That's why he must state the terms of us of this resource. A licence protecting the work must be chosen. The Creative Commons' licences (lien ici) have been selected by ArkeoGIS. There is either Attribution/No commercial share : CC-BY-NC or Attribution/No commercial share/Share alike : CC-BY-NC-SA.RightsyesAuthor
Uploaded CSV's fileArkeoGIS offers filing and access to the different versions of the resource.yesArkeoGIS
Resource's IDURI : Uniform Resource Identifier. It is recommended to use an external storage platform to ensure a better diffusion of the resource. For instance, Nakala, mom, etc.noAuthor
URIURL address of the URI.IdentifiernoAuthor
MapArkeoGIS displays the database's geographical scope thanks to the coordinates in the uploaded file.ArkeoGIS
Edit the databaseThe author(s) can always modifiy the resource or the informations about it.Author
Download CSVEvery user can download a .csv export of the resource. The language of the data will be the one that the applicant has chosen in its profile.User
Delete the databaseThe author(s) can delete their database at anytime.Author