CONTENTdm is flexible and extensible, offering a number of options to help you create an outstanding digital collection. Explore the options available for CONTENTdm and decide what’s best for your project and organization.
Explore your options
|Available options||Decision points|
|Licensing options||Select your licensing level based on your digital collection’s current size and future plans.|
|Hosting Services||Decide if you’d prefer OCLC staff to install and manage your CONTENTdm installation by selecting CONTENTdm Hosting Services or if you’d prefer to run the software on a local server.|
|OCR Extension||If you’d like to integrate optical character recognition (OCR) with collection building, consider the OCR Extension. When viewed, items prepared with this feature will display highlighted search terms within the image.|
|Cold and Development Servers||For those who want a backup instance of their CONTENTdm site, or those that want a complete development environment, consider a CONTENTdm Cold or Development Server license.|
|OCLC Connexion digital import||If you’d like to enable catalogers to use OCLC’s Connexion cataloging service to add digital items to CONTENTdm collections during standard cataloging workflows, consider the Connexion digital import.|