Metadata Massive Update

This section guides you through the process of replacing content in metadata records into the GeoNetwork catalogue.

To use this feature the user you must be registered as Reviewer, User Administrator or Administrator.

This section will guide you through the steps to apply a massive update of metadata content.

  1. In the home page, do a search to filter the metadata.

  2. Select from the results the metadata you want to apply the massive update.

  3. Select Actions on selection > Massive metadata update.

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This form allows to configure the replacements to apply to the metadata selection.

Define the replacement(s)

To define the replacements to apply to the selected metadata:

  1. Select the package that contains the metadata element to replace:

    • Identification.
    • Maintenance information.
    • Content information.
    • Distribution information.
  2. Select the metadata element you want to replace in the package selected.

  3. Specify the text content to replace.

  4. Specify the new text content.

  5. Multiple replacements can be specified clicking on + button.

Once all the replacements are defined, you can test it before applying it. Click Test button to produce a report with the metadata that will be updated:

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Note

The test process does not update the metadata with the replacements.

To apply the replacements and save the changes, click Update metadata button. A confirmation message is displayed before executing the process.

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The process will replace any occurrence of the text indicated in (3) with the text indicated in (4) for the metadata element indicated in (2) and can take several time, depending on the size of the selection.

At the end of the process a summary is displayed.

  1. Number of records processed: total records processed (selected records).

  2. Number of records updated: total records that have been updated.

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Replacements available

Identification section

  • Contact > Individual Name
  • Contact > Organization Name
  • Contact > Voice phone
  • Contact > Fax phone
  • Contact > Address
  • Contact > City
  • Contact > Province
  • Contact > Postal code
  • Contact > Country
  • Contact > Email
  • Contact > Online Resource > URL
  • Contact > Online Resource > Application Profile
  • Contact > Online Resource > Name
  • Contact > Online Resource > Description
  • Contact > Hours of service
  • Contact > Contact Instructions
  • Data Identification > Abstract
  • Data Identification > Purpose
  • Data Identification > Citation > Individual Name
  • Data Identification > Citation > Organization Name
  • Data Identification > Citation > Voice phone
  • Data Identification > Citation > Fax phone
  • Data Identification > Citation > Address
  • Data Identification > Citation > City
  • Data Identification > Citation > Province
  • Data Identification > Citation > Postal code
  • Data Identification > Citation > Country
  • Data Identification > Citation > Email
  • Data Identification > Citation > Online Resource > URL
  • Data Identification > Citation > Online Resource > Application Profile
  • Data Identification > Citation > Online Resource > Name
  • Data Identification > Citation > Online Resource > Description
  • Data Identification > Citation > Hours of service
  • Data Identification > Citation > Contact Instructions
  • Data Identification > Point Of Contact > Individual Name
  • Data Identification > Point Of Contact > Organization Name
  • Data Identification > Point Of Contact > Voice phone
  • Data Identification > Point Of Contact > Fax phone
  • Data Identification > Point Of Contact > Address
  • Data Identification > Point Of Contact > City
  • Data Identification > Point Of Contact > Province
  • Data Identification > Point Of Contact > Postal code
  • Data Identification > Point Of Contact > Country
  • Data Identification > Point Of Contact > Email
  • Data Identification > Point Of Contact > Online Resource > URL
  • Data Identification > Point Of Contact > Online Resource > Application Profile
  • Data Identification > Point Of Contact > Online Resource > Name
  • Data Identification > Point Of Contact > Online Resource > Description
  • Data Identification > Point Of Contact > Hours of service
  • Data Identification > Point Of Contact > Contact Instructions
  • Data Identification > Keyword
  • Data Identification > Resource Constraints > General Constraint > Use Limitation
  • Data Identification > Resource Constraints > Legal Constraints > Use Limitation
  • Data Identification > Resource Constraints > Legal Constraints > Other Constraints
  • Data Identification > Resource Constraints > Security Constraint > Use Limitation
  • Data Identification > Resource Constraints > Other Constraints
  • Service Identification > Abstract
  • Service Identification > Purpose
  • Service Identification > Citation > Individual Name
  • Service Identification > Citation > Organization Name
  • Service Identification > Citation > Voice phone
  • Service Identification > Citation > Fax phone
  • Service Identification > Citation > Address
  • Service Identification > Citation > City
  • Service Identification > Citation > Province
  • Service Identification > Citation > Postal code
  • Service Identification > Citation > Country
  • Service Identification > Citation > Email
  • Service Identification > Citation > Online Resource > URL
  • Service Identification > Citation > Online Resource > Application Profile
  • Service Identification > Citation > Online Resource > Name
  • Service Identification > Citation > Online Resource > Description
  • Service Identification > Citation > Hours of service
  • Service Identification > Citation > Contact Instructions
  • Service Identification > Point Of Contact > Individual Name
  • Service Identification > Point Of Contact > Organization Name
  • Service Identification > Point Of Contact > Voice phone
  • Service Identification > Point Of Contact > Fax phone
  • Service Identification > Point Of Contact > Address
  • Service Identification > Point Of Contact > City
  • Service Identification > Point Of Contact > Province
  • Service Identification > Point Of Contact > Postal code
  • Service Identification > Point Of Contact > Country
  • Service Identification > Point Of Contact > Email
  • Service Identification > Point Of Contact > Online Resource > URL
  • Service Identification > Point Of Contact > Online Resource > Application Profile
  • Service Identification > Point Of Contact > Online Resource > Name
  • Service Identification > Point Of Contact > Online Resource > Description
  • Service Identification > Point Of Contact > Hours of service
  • Service Identification > Point Of Contact > Contact Instructions
  • Service Identification > Connect Point > URL
  • Service Identification > Connect Point > Application Profile
  • Service Identification > Connect Point > Name
  • Service Identification > Connect Point > Description

Maintenance section

  • Contact > Individual Name
  • Contact > Organization Name
  • Contact > Voice phone
  • Contact > Fax phone
  • Contact > Address
  • Contact > City
  • Contact > Province
  • Contact > Postal code
  • Contact > Country
  • Contact > Email
  • Contact > Online Resource > URL
  • Contact > Online Resource > Application Profile
  • Contact > Online Resource > Name
  • Contact > Online Resource > Description
  • Contact > Hours of service
  • Contact > Contact Instructions

Content information section

  • Feature Catalogue Citation > Individual Name
  • Feature Catalogue Citation > Organization Name
  • Feature Catalogue Citation > Voice phone
  • Feature Catalogue Citation > Fax phone
  • Feature Catalogue Citation > Address
  • Feature Catalogue Citation > City
  • Feature Catalogue Citation > Province
  • Feature Catalogue Citation > Postal code
  • Feature Catalogue Citation > Country
  • Feature Catalogue Citation > Email
  • Feature Catalogue Citation > Online Resource > URL
  • Feature Catalogue Citation > Online Resource > Application Profile
  • Feature Catalogue Citation > Online Resource > Name
  • Feature Catalogue Citation > Online Resource > Description
  • Feature Catalogue Citation > Hours of service
  • Feature Catalogue Citation > Contact Instructions

Distribution information section

  • Distributor Contact > Individual Name
  • Distributor Contact > Organization Name
  • Distributor Contact > Voice phone
  • Distributor Contact > Fax phone
  • Distributor Contact > Address
  • Distributor Contact > City
  • Distributor Contact > Province
  • Distributor Contact > Postal code
  • Distributor Contact > Country
  • Distributor Contact > Email
  • Distributor Contact > Online Resource > URL
  • Distributor Contact > Online Resource > Application Profile
  • Distributor Contact > Online Resource > Name
  • Distributor Contact > Online Resource > Description
  • Distributor Contact > Hours of service
  • Distributor Contact > Contact Instructions
  • Fees
  • Ordering Instructions
  • Digital Transfer Options > URL
  • Digital Transfer Options > Application Profile
  • Digital Transfer Options > Name
  • Digital Transfer Options > Description