Editing or Deleting a Resource

To edit a resource, you must first have editing rights. To check if you have editing rights to a resource, navigate to the resource landing page and look for a pencil icon in the top right corner, if you do not see a pencil icon this indicates that you do not have editing rights to the resource. Click here to learn about managing access to a resource. Once you have gained editing rights, click on the pencil icon at the top right corner of a resource landing page. You may modify the content files or the metadata description of a resource, including the itle, Abstract, Subject, Licence, Authors, Contributors, Source, Relations, Resource Specifics, and Extended Metadata. If you edit the author or title of a resource, the citation will dynamically adjust. The metadata fields for each resource type vary. To learn about how to edit metadata for a specific resource type, navigate to the Resource Types page.

If you have resources that you no longer need, or if you made a mistake in creating a resource, you can click on the "Delete" button on the resource's landing page to delete the resource. To delete a resource that has been formally published contact support@hydroshare.org.