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Make your digital collections available to everyone, everywhere.

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Store, manage and deliver your digital collections

CONTENTdm® helps you make your library's digital collections available on the Web. With a full range of integrated tools, CONTENTdm is an easy-to-use and flexible digital collection management system. OCLC staff will host and provide operation support for your CONTENTdm installation, enabling you to focus on building and managing your digital collections.

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Customize your digital collection website

With integrated tools, you can quickly create a branded look and feel for your library's digital collection website. CONTENTdm makes it easy to customize your digital collection website, whether or not you have programming skills.

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Watch Bo Kinney, Special Collections Librarian at The Seattle Public Library, talk about their use of CONTENTdm to share their collections on the Web.

Maximize the visibility of your unique resources via WorldCat®

The WorldCat Digital Collection Gateway is a free, self-service tool that's integrated with CONTENTdm. Upload your collection metadata to WorldCat—the premier database of library materials. From there, students and scholars can find their way to your local digital collections from™, WorldCat Discovery Services and many OCLC partner services.

Store any type of file

CONTENTdm handles multi-page documents, PDFs, local history archives, newspapers, audio, video, EAD Finding Aids, image files and more. With CONTENTdm, you have full control over your digital resources and their descriptions, access and display. You can fully customize metadata fields and maximize end user discovery of your materials.

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Member stories

"The fact that we were able to work with CONTENTdm in a way that allowed us to cache and support these touchscreens says a lot about CONTENTdm and OCLC's technical support staff. It was a great partnership."

David Sullivan
Chief Information Officer, City of Norfolk

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Bring local history to life

See how Norfolk Public Library presented their local history collection in a way that draws more people into the library.

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Increase the reach of your digital collection

Find out how the University of Leicester moved their special collections online and increased access.

"CONTENTdm made it easy to quickly establish a digital presence for selected parts of our special collections. It is an essential tool in increasing the visibility of our research collections in French Revolutionary and post-Revolutionary drama."

Stuart Hunt
Data Services Manager, The University of Warwick

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