Logging In and Reviewing the Collection List

After you have enabled WorldCat Sync on your CONTENTdm Server and have registered with the Digital Collection Gateway, you can log in to the Digital Collection Gateway and manage the harvesting of your collections with WorldCat.

You can access the Log In page through CONTENTdm Administration or by going directly to the Digital Collection Gateway.

To log in to the Digital Collection Gateway directly

  1. Using a browser, navigate to http://worldcat.org/digitalcollectiongateway/Login.

  2. Enter your Digital Collection Gateway user name and password and then click Sign In. The WorldCat Digital Collection Gateway Home page displays.

To log in to the Digital Collection Gateway from CONTENTdm Administration

  1. Open CONTENTdm Administration.

  2. Click the Server tab.

  3. Click Settings. The Server Settings page displays. If the server had been registered with the Digital Collection Gateway, a Login link displays in the WorldCat Sync section of the page.

  4. Click Login. The Digital Collection Gateway Login page displays.

  5. Enter your user name and password and then click Sign In. The WorldCat Digital Collection Gateway Home page displays.

The Home page displays a list of all active and inactive collections on your CONTENTdm Server:

  • Active collections: Collections enabled for WorldCat Sync. Active collections can have the following statuses:

    • Enabled: Enabled for WorldCat Sync and has an approved Metadata Map and synchronization schedule.

    • Disabled: Enabled for WorldCat Sync but no synchronizations are scheduled.

    • New: Enabled for WorldCat Sync since you last logged in.

    • Syncing: Synchronization currently in progress for this collection.

  • Inactive collections: Collections that were previously enabled for WorldCat Sync, but are currently disabled in CONTENTdm Administration server settings. (Inactive collections can be activated by re-enabling them for WorldCat Sync in CONTENTdm Administration.)

To access the collection profile, click the Collection Profile View link. To edit the metadata map for a collection, click the Metadata Map Edit link.