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  • Immediate search access to local and distributed geospatial catalogues
  • Uploading and downloading of data, graphics, documents, pdf files and any other content type
  • An interactive Web Map Viewer to combine Web Map Services from distributed servers around the world
  • Online editing of metadata with a powerful template system
  • Scheduled harvesting and synchronization of metadata between distributed catalogs
  • Support for OGC-CSW 2.0.2, ISO 1911x and DCAT-AP metadata profiles, OAI-PMH, SRU protocols
  • Fine-grained access control with group and user management
  • Multi-lingual user interface


The GeoNetwork Manual and Online Help are included in the docs/manual folder. This content is compiled into html pages during a release for a publishing on website.

The online help is compiled into html pages during a release and is included in the war web archive.

Developer Documentation

Developer documentation located in files in the code-base:

  • General documentation for the project as a whole is in this
  • Software Development Documentation provides instructions for setting up a development environment, building GeoNetwork, compiling user documentation, and making a releases.
  • Module specific documentation can be found in each module:

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