dataverse_metadata {dataverse}R Documentation

Dataverse metadata

Description

Get metadata for a named Dataverse.

Usage

dataverse_metadata(
  dataverse,
  key = Sys.getenv("DATAVERSE_KEY"),
  server = Sys.getenv("DATAVERSE_SERVER"),
  ...
)

Arguments

dataverse

A character string specifying a Dataverse name or an object of class “dataverse”.

key

A character string specifying a Dataverse server API key. If one is not specified, functions calling authenticated API endpoints will fail. Keys can be specified atomically or globally using Sys.setenv("DATAVERSE_KEY" = "examplekey").

server

A character string specifying a Dataverse server. Multiple Dataverse installations exist, with "dataverse.harvard.edu" being the most major. The server can be defined each time within a function, or it can be set as a default via an environment variable. To set a default, run Sys.setenv("DATAVERSE_SERVER" = "dataverse.harvard.edu") or add ⁠DATAVERSE_SERVER = "dataverse.harvard.edu⁠ in one's .Renviron file (usethis::edit_r_environ()), with the appropriate domain as its value.

...

Additional arguments passed to an HTTP request function, such as GET, POST, or DELETE.

Details

This function returns a list of metadata for a named Dataverse. Use dataverse_contents to list Dataverses and/or datasets contained within a Dataverse or use dataset_metadata to get metadata for a specific dataset.

Value

A list

See Also

set_dataverse_metadata

Examples

## Not run: 
# download file from:
# https://dataverse.harvard.edu/dataset.xhtml?persistentId=doi:10.7910/DVN/ARKOTI
monogan <- get_dataverse("monogan")
monogan_data <- dataverse_contents(monogan)
dataverse_metadata(monogan)

## End(Not run)

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