Middlebury

Scholarship at Middlebury: Adding items via Project Client

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To begin
  1. Open CONTENTdm Project Client Cdm pclient icon.jpg
  2. Create a new project if you haven't already
  3. Create a metadata template (click "Edit metadata template" in left column) for your project with default information for the following fields
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    • Physical description: leaves
    • Year: 2012 (or current year)
    • Degree: B.A.
    • Language: English
    • Genre: Theses
    • Rights: Copyright retained by author.
    • Collection: Scholarship at Middlebury
    • Type of media: text
    • Digital format: application/pdf
    • Cataloger: [your initials]
  4. In left column of Project Settings manager, click "Processing"
    • Under PDF File Conversion, choose "Do Not Convert multiple-page PDF files to compound objects"
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Add single item
  1. Click Add item from left menu
  2. Specify the file: browse to folder containing item (O:\orgs\Digital Halcyon\Electronic theses etc\SeniorWork, Undergrad Research\Theses&seniorwork_2012) Add item browse files.PNG
  3. Click Add button
  4. At the summary window, you should see a message that the item was added successfully. Close window Summary added items.PNG
  5. Double-click item to view full metadata fields
  6. The title field should have the file item ID in it (e.g., s10econ2012jones). Copy and paste it into the Identifier field
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  7. Add correct title to the title field, and then continue to other fields & complete with appropriate metadata
  8. To view actual item, click the View button in left column under thumbnail
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Add multiple items
  1. Click Add multiple items from left menu
  2. Choose Import from a directory & specify file
  3. To continue, follow same instructions as above for adding single items
Upload item for approval
  1. When finished adding all metadata & closing, you'll return to the porject tab/screen.
  2. Click Upload for approval
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