User Guide

These screenshots refer to an older version. While the workflow has remained largely the same, the look and feel is slightly different.

Browsing & Downloading Data

  1. Click ‘Log In’.
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  1. Enter your username and password. NOTE: Usually one is able to use their institutional username and password combination.
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  1. Click ‘Data’ on the top right menu.
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  1. A list of experiments the user has access to is listed. Click the title of an experiment to view its information.
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  1. The ‘Description’ view shows basic information about the experiment such as Authors, Title and the total dataset size.
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  1. Click the ‘Datasets’ tab to view all datasets contained within an experiment.
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  1. Download all experiment data by clicking ‘Download Entire Experiment’, or click ‘Show’ to view individual file information.
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  1. Files with special dataset metadata have Show Metadata next to them. Click on this link to view associated metadata.
  2. Click on the red filename link to download individual files.
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  1. Click on the checkboxes next to files and then the ‘Download Selected Files’ button to download a combination of files.
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Granting Experiment Access

  1. Click ‘Log In’.
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  1. Enter your username and password. NOTE: Usually one is able to use their institutional username and password combination.
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  1. Click ‘Data’ on the top right menu.
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  1. Under the ‘Controls’ menu on the right, click Control Panel
  2. To control user access to individual experiments, click Show under an experiment.
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  1. A list of users with access appears. To remove a user, click x
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  1. To add a user, start typing their name in the Add User box. Click submit when done.
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NOTE: Those using their insitution’s account (authcate, etc) need to login first before others can give them access to experiments.

NOTE: Users granted access to an experiment can’t grant other users access.

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