Data Owner and End User Application Process

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The following information details the application procedures for first-time Data Owners and End Users of the COARE Data Catalog.

Applying as a Data Owner

If you desire to become a Data Owner and publish your datasets in the Data Catalog, you may e-mail COARE at and provide the COARE Team with the following information:

  • Data Owner name
  • Data Owner email
  • Data Owner affiliation
  • Metadata
  • Organization display name and name abbreviation; e.g. Department of Science and Technology-Advanced Science and Technology Institute (DOST-ASTI)
  • Organization description
  • Organization Image in PNG (300px x 300px)

You may also provide the following optional information:

  • Preview of your dataset (csv, pdf, image)
  • A copy of your policies (e.g. specific end-user license agreement, data policy) if you wish to append your own policies for your datasets

Note: You may refer to the Data Owner's Manual for the guidelines that you can follow to ensure the successful publication of your datasets in the Data Catalog.

Upon submission of these details, the COARE Team will start processing your request. Once your request has been approved, you will receive a confirmation e-mail with your COARE Account credentials. 

Applying as a Data Catalog End User

  1. To register for a Data Catalog End User account, go to the home page of the Data Catalog at
  2. On the top-right corner of the page, click the COARE logo.
  3. Click Sign-up from the drop-down list. Then, you will be redirected to the Data Catalog’s Sign-up page.


  4. Input the following information in their designated fields:
    • - Name
    • - Nickname
    • - Email
    • - Field of interest
    • - Country
    • - Affiliation name
    • - Affiliation type


  5. Once you have correctly filled-out the fields, click the Sign-up button to complete your account registration. You should receive a verification email upon successful registration.
  6. Should you fail to receive a verification email, you may click the Resend Authentication Link button in the Sign-up page or you may go to the Resend Email page to request for a new verification email.


  7. The verification email contains a link that should direct you to a Password Management page which will allow you to set your preferred password for your account.


  8. Your End User username is automatically generated from the value you inputted in the First Name and Last Name fields in the registration form. This is to comply with the username format (firstname.lastname) being implemented by the COARE.


  9. If a username using your First Name and Last Name already exists prior to your registration, we will generate your username using your nickname in place of your first name.