Create an RO Archive

To archive a RO the user has to access the evolution wizard from the toolbox in RO overview page. On clicking the “Evolution” the option to archive the RO is available for the user. On clicking the “Archive” option the user is transferred to the RO editing wizard. The figure below shows how to access the archive option from the evolution wizard in RO Overview.

Figure 1: Navigating to the archive option in evolution wizard of a RO

To archive a RO the user has to start from the “Basic information” segment in the archive evolution wizard. The title and description fields of the basic information already contain the initial inputs of the original RO that is being archived. Moreover in this wizard the basic information segment also contains some extra fields such as:

  • “Publication services”: This allows the user to choose from publication services like B2SHARE or ZENODO. If the user can also chooses “None then the RO archive will be published on ROHUB.
  • “Create DOI”: On selecting this option a DOI will be generated for the RO archive automatically.The user can complete the process of archiving the RO on clicking “Archive & Exit” or “Archive & Go to overview”. “Reset from’’ undo any changes in the form. During the archiving process a status bar appears and shows the user the status of the whole process. On completion the user is navigated to the Overview page of the archived RO by default. The archived RO is also visible in the ROHUB Explore page and in the MY ROS section.

Figure 2: Archiving a RO