August 2016

Dataverse 4.5 is here!

The four main features of this release are Harvesting, Metadata Export, Private URL, and Federated Login Mode.

  • Harvesting allows the dataset metadata from another site to be imported so that these files appear to be local, though data files remain on the remote site. This allows Dataverse installations and other repositories to share metadata with each other to create a data sharing community and to provide more access to the datasets stored in each repository. Harvesting is implemented using the standard OAI-PMH protocol - any Dataverse installation can be Read more about Dataverse 4.5 is here!