Limited Editing on Published Resources

Only very limited edits can be made on a formally published resource, so ensure the completion of your resource and all metadata before publishing. See here for metadata best practices.

If a more robust change MUST be made to a published resource, reach out to 

What aspects of a published resource can be edited

  • All keywords but the last keyword can be changed or removed.
  • The abstract
  • Geographic coverage
  • Spatial and temporal coverage
  • Additional Metadata
  • References 
  • Related Resources
  • Credits
  • Contributors

What aspects of a published resource cannot be edited

  • Content
  • Title
  • Authorship

These aspects of your resource cannot be altered so that DOIs held in perpetuity remain immutable, and the same content is always associated with the same DOI.