Migrating the old Etsin’s datasets into the new Etsin (etsin.fairdata.fi) was completed on 28th June and if needed, the migrated datasets can be now be modified with the Qvain Research Dataset Metadata Tool (qvain.fairdata.fi). Thereafter Qvain is also available for creating new datasets. With Qvain, it’s possible to create a dataset description which includes files stored the IDA Research Data Storage Service or links to remote resources. It’s also possible to create and publish only the metadata for a dataset. It’s also possible to create and publish only the metadata for a dataset.
- Qvain user guide: https://www.fairdata.fi/en/qvain/qvain-user-guide/
- Fairdata service FAQ (including Qvain): https://www.fairdata.fi/en/faq/
NOTE! The more simple version of Qvain – Qvain Light – will be available for users in August 2019. It provides a more simple way to create datasets. The datasets created with Qvain can be modified also with Qvain Light.
The old Etsin (etsin.avointiede.fi) is still in production in a read-only state. It’s no longer possible to create or modify datasets with the old Etsin, but they’re still available for browsing. The old Etsin is planned to be closed by the end of 2019.
The published version is the first public version of Qvain so we appreciate ALL feedback we can get from the users. Please feel free to make any suggestions you might have for Qvain!