CONTENTdm Learning Paths

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Work with the Project Client

About the CONTENTdm Project Client

  • Project Client
  • Using the Home Tab
  • Approving Items & Building the Text Index
  • About the CONTENTdm Project Client

Working with Projects

  • Working with Projects
  • Creating a new project
  • Opening a project
  • Sharing a project
  • Exporting & Importing Project Settings
  • Closing & Deleting a Project

About Project Settings

  • About Project Settings
  • Accessing the Project Settings Manager
  • General Settings
  • Metadata Templates
  • Metadata Field Types
  • Images & Thumbnails
  • Processing
  • OCR
  • Project Options
  • Find in Collection

Adding Items & Objects

  • Adding Items & Objects
  • Accessing the Project Settings manager
  • Add an Item
  • Add Multiple Items
    • Importing Multiple Files with Tab-Delimited Text
    • Add Data from Another Database
    • Add Metadata only
    • About Mapping Fields
  • Add Compound Objects
  • Add Finding Aid
  • Add URL
  • About Working with PDF Files
  • About Generating Thumbnails
  • Using Custom Thumbnails
  • Changing Thumbnail Images

Entering Metadata

  • Entering Metadata
  • Using Metadata Templates
  • Using the Project Tab
    • Using Fill Functions in the Project Spreadsheet
    • Using Find & Replace
    • Checking for Spelling Errors
    • Check Spelling Dialog
    • Dictionaries Dialog
    • Options Dialog
    • New Dictionary Dialog
    • Setting Permissions for an Item
  • Using the Item Editing Tab
  • Using Tab-Delimited Text Files
    • Troubleshooting Tab-Delimited Text Files
  • Using OCR
    • Activating & Resetting OCR
    • OCR Settings
    • Generating Transcripts Using OCR
    • Supported Languages
    • OCR Processing Page Limits
  • About Working with a Controlled Vocabulary
  • About Working with Full Text
    • Transcript Files
  • About Image Rights
  • Entering Dates

Editing Items & Metadata

  • Editing Items & Metadata
  • Editing Items in a Project
  • Editing Items in a Collection
  • Replacing Single Items in a Collection
  • Replacing Multiple Items in a Collection
  • Adding OCR to Items in a Collection

Managing Archival Files & High-Resolution Images

  • Managing Archival Files & High-Resolution Images
  • Using Custom Display Images
  • Using JPEG2000

Uploading Items to a Collection

  • Uploading Items to a Collection
  • Uploading Items from the Project Tab
  • Using the Upload Manager
  • Changing the Upload Method

Work with Compound Objects

About Compound Objects

  • Compound Objects

Adding a Compound Object

  •  Adding a Compound Object
  •  Choosing a Type of Compound Object to Create
    • Entering Metadata for Compound Objects
    • Adding Compound Objects with Tab-delimited Text
    • Mapping Fields when Adding Compound Objects
  • Using Metadata Templates
  • Adding Full Resolution Images

Adding Multiple Compound Objects

  • Adding Multiple Compound Objects
  • Single Compound Object
  • From a Directory Structure
  • Object List

Uploading Compound Objects

  • Uploading Compound Objects
  • Assigning Permissions
  • Correcting Errors
  • Web-based Compound Object Creation

Editing Compound Objects

  • Editing Compound Objects
  • Editing and Deleting Compound Objects in the Web Editor
  • Editing Compound Objects in the Project Client

Search, view and use collections

Search, view and use collections

  • Using Collections
  • Search Tips
  • Favorites

 

Make Customizations to my CONTENTdm Website

Overview

  • Customizing Your Website
  • Website Overview
    • Reviewing Your Site
    • Navigation, UI Widgets & Other Features
    • About Configurations and Customizations
    • Directory Reference
    • CONTENTdm Architecture

Configuring the Website

Other Customizations

Miscellaneous

Use Server Administration

Server Administration Overview

  • Server Administration
  • Accessing Server Administration

Working with Collections

  • Working with Collections
    • Adding a New Collection
    • Importing an Existing CONTENTdm Collection
    • Importing an Existing Non-CONTENTdm Collection
    • Managing Collections
    • Merging Collections

Working with Users

  • Working with Users
    • Adding New Users
    • Managing Users
    • Using the CONTENTdm Administrators Group
    • Using Domain Accounts with Windows

Server Reports

  •     Server Reports
    • Usage Summary
    • Item Types
    • Webalizer Usage Reports

WorldCat Sync

  • WorldCat Sync
    • Enabling WorldCat Sync
    • Adding a Collection Description
    • Editing the Collection Description
    • Registering with Digital Collection Management
    • Mapping Metadata & Syncing with WorldCat
      • Logging In and Reviewing the Collection List
      • Mapping Metadata
      • Accessing and Managing the Collection Profile
      • Scheduling Uploads
      • Reviewing WorldCat Sync Reports
    • Updating Collections with OCLC Numbers
    • Disabling WorldCat Sync

Miscellaneous

       

Tutorials

PDF file   Managing User Rights
PDF file   Implementing a Secure Server with a Public Interface
PDF file   Using the WorldCat Digital Collection Gateway with CONTENTdm

Use Collection Administration

Collection Administration Overview

  • Collection Administration

Collection Configuration

  • Collection Configuration
    • Accessing and Editing Collection Configuration
    • PDF Conversion
    • Display Image Settings
    • Archival File Manager
    • Image Rights

Field Properties

  • Field Properties
    • Viewing and Managing Fields
    • Editing Field Properties
    • Using Controlled Vocabulary

Collection Reports

  • Collection Reports

Exporting Metadata

  • Exporting Metadata
    • Exporting to Tab-delimited Text Files
    • Exporting to XML
    • Exporting to OCLC SiteSearch

View Collection

  • View Collection

Use Item Administration

Item Administration

  • Item Administration
  • Approving Items
  • Building the Text Index
  • Editing Items
    • Searching for an Item or a Compound Object
    • Editing Items and Compound Objects
    • Editing Item Permissions
    • Deleting Items
    • Exporting a Metadata Subset
  • Find and Replace
  • Lock Administration
  • View Collection

Use Add Ons

Add Ons

  • Flex Loader
  • Catcher

Learn about working with my site hosted by OCLC

This area provides information to evaluators and users of the Hosted version of CONTENTdm. For additional information, please see the Tutorials and the Help Files.

PDF file  Administration Guide for Hosted Instances (version 6.10) — This guide describes how to administer your hosted server, assign privileges, install the Project Client, begin branding and tailoring your website, and more.

Use the Digital Collection Gateway

Digital Collection Gateway

  • WorldCat Sync
  • Enabling WorldCat Sync
  • Adding a Collection Description
  • Editing the Collection Description
  • Registering with Digital Collection Gateway
  • Mapping Metadata & Syncing with WorldCat
    • Logging In and Reviewing the Collection List
    • Mapping Metadata
    • Accessing and Managing the Collection Profile
    • Scheduling Uploads
    • Reviewing WorldCat Sync Reports
  • Updating Collections with OCLC Numbers
  • Disabling WorldCat Sync

Tutorials

PDF file   Using the WorldCat Digital Collection Gateway with CONTENTdm
PDF file   Best Practices for CONTENTdm Users Creating Shareable Metadata

Upcoming training

No training scheduled at this time

Recorded training

No recorded sessions at this time.

Recent events

15 January 2020

CONTENTdm Community Insight Series: Custommade: A Journey to a Consortial/Standalone Responsive Site

Learn how a CONTENTdm responsive site was created for a consortium