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Document your data

Once you have created a dataset or project and added your files to it, you can make it easier to find and more useful to others by describing, or documenting it. Documenting consists of creating the metadata for your dataset or project and helps others to trust your data and work. Searches on also look at titles, descriptions, summary, and tags to match search strings so the more completely you describe your data the more chance it has of being found.

The starting point for describing your data is the dataset or project overview page. From here you can edit the description, create the summary, assign tags, set the licensing, and complete the data dictionary: