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This guide provides information related to Stellenbosch University's institutional research data repository.

Navigating through SUNScholarData

User Account:

Users can manage their accounts through three compartments: My data, Projects and Collections

Public interface:

Used for finding content.

Data can be uploaded or transferred to this section as individual files without being placed in folders. 

Projects are collaborative spaces used for ongoing work. You can upload data that is in progress and have users make comments. You can also collaborate with people outside your institution by inviting them to your project.

Collections are ways of collating data that bring it together under a theme. They can be either private or public and can be assigned a DOI (Digital Object Identifier).

Data appears on the portal homepage with the newest uploads appearing first. The public interface allows users to find content by either browsing through different categories or searching for specific content using thsearch box.

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