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Ag Data Commons Data Submission Manual v1.3

Please note that content in this manual features the old user interface and may not fully reflect the current interface, which was upgraded in August 2019. We are working to update this content to reflect the current user interface. Please contact us at NAL-ADC-Curator@ars.usda.gov with any questions.

This submission manual provides practical information for contributors to the Ag Data Commons data repository and registry. The manual can be accessed as a single, print-friendly document, or in chapter-by-chapter view for convenient on-screen viewing.

Online Submission Manual - chapter view

View the Submission Manual as a single page here

For further help with using the Ag Data Commons, watch the Ag Data Commons User Instruction Series on the National Agricultural Library's YouTube channel. These video tutorials review much of the submission manual content.