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    99Start at the homepage at www.iowagisdata.org and either click the Login at the top right or Access the GIS Data Repository, to create a new account 
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    11 Register as a new user 
     11=== Register as a new user === 
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    1213You will receive two email notices shortly after registering. One email will give you a link to login; the other will give you a random password for the first time you login. You may change your password after logging in. 
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     17== Become a Repository Administrator == 
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     19In order to upload your county data into the repository, you must have a repository administrator. 
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     21A GISDR Site Administrator will approve any first time Repository Administrator requests within a given repository. A repository may have more than one administrator; all administrators will have the same rights. Once an administrator is assigned to a repository, they will receive and approve all future administrator requests. 
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     23As an administrator you will have rights to access any of your county restricted/limited data; uploading county data; granting/denying additional access requests; granting/denying uploading rights.  
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    18 Become a Repository Administrator  
    19 In order to upload your county data into the repository, you must have a repository administrator 
    20 Scott Williams, the Marshall County IT Director and also the GISDR Site Administrator will grant the rights for your first Repository Administrator  
    21 The first new user for your county will be given repository administrator rights; generally a department head  
    22 You may have more than one administrator; all administrators will have the same rights. 
    23 The first administrator will approve any other administrators  
    24 As an administrator you will have rights to access any of your county restricted/limited data; uploading county data; granting/denying additional access requests; granting/denying uploading rights  
     25=== To become an administrator === 
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     27After registering as a new user, login to the GISDR. 
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     29Once logged in, you will want to Access the GIS Data Repository. 
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     31Choose which agency in which you belong to find the link to become an administrator. 
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     33Next, you will either find the county or city that you belong to, or if you are not represented yet, click the link at the bottom of the to create a new entity. 
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     35Fill out the necessary information, read the Terms of Use and submit your request. 
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    31 To become an administrator 
    32 After registering as a new user, login to the GISDR 
    33 Once logged in, you will want to Access the GIS Data Repository 
     37Please allow a few days for your agency to be put into the system. 
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     39Once you have a spot in the repository it will show up in the appropriate agency browsing page and you can click on your agency to get your data uploaded. 
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    36 Choose which agency in which you belong to find the link to become an administrator 
     41== Geographic Data == 
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     43* Please only upload vector data. 
     44 * Raster data takes up too much space. 
     45 * PDF’s are okay to upload. 
     46 * Only .zip or .pdf files will be accepted by the upload form. 
     47 * All non-administrator users must request uploading rights. 
     48* Data Types 
     49 * Open: all users are allowed to browse and download  
     50 * Limited/other: all users are allowed to browse, but must request additional access to download 
     51 * Restricted: all users must request additional access to browse or download 
     52* How to upload data 
     53 *As an administrator, you will automatically have uploading privileges.  
     54 * When you log in, you will have a few icons in each data folder that will allow for data management. The blue plus allows you to upload data and the red ‘X’ is used to delete data.  
     55 * If any user would like to upload data and are not administrators, they must request that right from you, the administrator 
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    63 Next, you will either find the county or city that you belong to, or if you are not represented yet, click the link at the bottom of the county browsing page 
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    96 Please only upload vector data 
    97 Raster data takes up too much space 
    98 PDF’s are okay to upload 
    99 All data must be in .zip format 
    100 All non-administrator users must request uploading rights 
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    118 As an administrator, you will automatically have uploading privileges.  
    119 When you log in, you will have a few icons in each data folder that will allow for data management. The blue plus allows you to upload data and the red ‘X’ is used to delete data.  
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    121 If any user would like to upload data and are not administrators, they must request that right from you, the administrator 
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    128 As an administrator you will grant or deny additional access requests to restricted or limited data; if your agency has more than one administrator, all of them will get this request.  
    129 Also as an administrator you will grant or deny users to upload data into your agency repository; again, all administrators will get all requests 
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     59* As an administrator you will grant or deny additional access requests to restricted or limited data; if your agency has more than one administrator, all of them will get this request.  
     60* Also as an administrator you will grant or deny users to upload data into your agency repository; again, all administrators will get all requests 
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    13362If you need assistance with the website or have further questions please contact me by email. 
     
    13564Lindsay Klesic 
    13665mailto:lrklesic@gmail.com 
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