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Add the optional Creator property as an attribute to a dataset object.

Usage

creator(x)

creator(x, overwrite = TRUE) <- value

Arguments

x

A dataset object created by dataset.

overwrite

If the attributes should be overwritten. In case it is set to FALSE, it gives a message with the current Creator property instead of overwriting it. Defaults to TRUE when the attribute is set to value regardless of previous setting.

value

The Creator as a utils::person object.

Value

The Creator attribute as a character of length one is added to x.

Details

The Creator corresponds to dct:creator in Dublin Core and Creator in DataCite. The name of the entity that holds, archives, publishes prints, distributes, releases, issues, or produces the dataset. This property will be used to formulate the citation, so consider the prominence of the role.

See also

Other Reference metadata functions: datasource_get(), description(), geolocation(), identifier(), language, publication_year(), publisher(), rights(), size(), version()

Examples

creator(iris_dataset)
#> [1] "Edgar Anderson [aut]"