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    Catalogue records can be created for datasets intended for deposit to the EIDC.
     Please note The ability to create and edit records is only available to users with the appropriate permissions. If you need to create a record and deposit data to the EIDC, please see our guidance on depositing data

    To create a new catalogue record:

    • Go to the catalogue search page
    • Click the Create button on the toolbar
    • Choose the type of record you'd like to create
    • Complete the metadata record.  For guidance on content, see Guidance for metadata authors
    • Click the Save button to commit your changes
    • When you've finished, click Exit.