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Middlebury is part of the [http://www.nitle.org NITLE] [http://dspace.nitle.org DSpace consortium].
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Middlebury is part of the [http://www.nitle.org NITLE] [http://dspace.nitle.org DSpace consortium].  
  
== Creating a collection ==
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== Creating a collection ==
*Check the following:
 
**new items should be publicly readable
 
**some users will be able to submit to this collection
 
**this collection will have delegated collection administrators
 
**new submissions will have some metadata already filled out with defaults
 
*Give it a name and, if desired, a logo
 
*Add the ''Middlebury Admins'' group as '''authorized to submit''' and as '''collection administrators'''
 
  
== Submitting and Editing Thesis Items ==
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#Check the following:
=== To begin ===
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#*new items should be publicly readable
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#*some users will be able to submit to this collection
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#*this collection will have delegated collection administrators
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#*new submissions will have some metadata already filled out with defaults
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#Give it a name and, if desired, a logo
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#Add the ''Middlebury Admins'' group as '''authorized to submit''' and as '''collection administrators'''
  
#Go to http://dspace.nitle.org
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== Submitting and Editing Thesis Items ==
#In left column, click '''''Sign on'''''
 
#If you are a new user, click the '''''New user''''' button
 
#If already registered, fill in blanks with your Middlebury Novell network ID and password
 
  
=== Create a submission ===
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<span style="font-style: italic;"><span style="font-weight: bold;">See [https://mediawiki.middlebury.edu/wikis/LIS/images/e/e4/Dspace_submitting_items_with_screenshots_rev.pdf this document]</span></span>
  
#Before beginning the submission process, open up the thesis you plan to submit so you can copy and paste into appropriate metadata fields
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== Workflow for Routing, Saving, and Converting Senior Work/Theses ==
#'''My submission''' screen
 
##Click '''''Start a new submission'''''
 
#'''Submit: Choose Collection'''
 
##Select appropriate collection from drop-down menu
 
##Click '''''Next'''''
 
#'''Submit: Describe This Item'''
 
##Check '''''The item has more than one title, e.g. a translated title''''' if thesis has an alternate title
 
##Check '''''The item consists of more than one file''''' if necessary
 
##Do not check '''''Item has been published or distributed before''''' for theses, since submission of a thesis is not considered “publishing”
 
#'''Submit: Describe This Item''' (p. 2)
 
##Complete the following:
 
###Author: Use the name as given on the t.p. If a conflict, check with student directory, etc., for a distinguishing middle initial, etc.
 
###Title: follow AACR2, capitalizing first word and proper nouns. If thesis title is in all caps, copy it first into a blank Word document; then from the Word toolbar, choose Format/Change case. If you choose ‘sentence case,’ all capitals will be erased except for first word
 
###Type: select '''''Thesis'''''
 
###Language: default is '''''English (United States)'''''
 
###Leave other fields blank
 
###Click '''''Next'''''
 
#'''Submit: Describe This Item''' (p. 3)
 
##Complete the following:
 
###Subject Keywords:
 
####Use LSCH when possible for both subjects and names
 
####Do not capitalize unless proper nouns
 
####Click '''''Add more''''' if necessary
 
###Abstract: if available, copy and paste from thesis.
 
###Sponsors: if available from thesis, copy and paste statements from t.p. such as “Submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Bachelor of Arts Department of Chemistry, Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vermont.” Otherwise, just given name of department and “Middlebury College.”
 
###Description:
 
####Default information is '''leaves. Includes bibliographical references. Thesis (B.A.)—Middlebury College, 200-'''. Alter as necessary, including adding '''ill., maps''', etc. as appropriate.
 
###Click '''''Next'''''
 
#'''Submit: Upload a file'''
 
##At Document file box, click '''''Browse''''' and choose [snowleopard vol1]:\ORGS\LIS\NITLE D-Space; then find the appropriate folder click on thesis you want to upload; click Open. The file now appears in the box
 
##Click '''''Next'''''
 
#'''Submit: File Uploaded Successfully'''
 
##Check the details before going to the next step
 
##Click '''''Next'''''
 
#'''Submit: Verify Submission'''
 
##If necessary, click '''''Correct one of these''''' buttons to edit or add information
 
##Click '''''Next'''''
 
#'''Submit: Use a Creative Commons License'''
 
##If author has chosen to retain copyright, omit this step (i.e., on submission form, author has checked this box: “I retain copyright © of my work, with the exemptions for Middlebury College as described above.”)
 
##If author has granted Creative Commons license, continue with this step
 
##Click '''''Choose a Creative Commons license'''''
 
##For both statements, click the ‘no’ boxes; then click '''''Select a license'''''
 
##At next window, click '''''Proceed'''''
 
##At next window, click '''''I grant the license'''''
 
##In less than a minute (usually), you should receive an email that your submission is approved and archived
 
  
=== Final Steps ===
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#Student sends email to appropriate staff member/reviewer (Richard Jenkins, 2009-&nbsp; ), attaching permission form and copy of senior work (preferably in PDF format)
#In order to add or edit remaining fields, you must return to your submission:
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#Reviewer:  
##Click '''''Go to my submissions''''', then '''''View accepted'''''; click on title you want to edit, and click the '''''Edit''''' button.
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#*Checks permission form for correct information (especially the options)
##Make changes to these default fields:
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#*Saves form to appropriate folder
###'''''dc.contributor.advisor''''': if given. Otherwise, delete the default information. Check Midcat for authorized form of faculty name.
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#*Converts any senior work in Word docs to PDF (go to document properties to change title, author, and add 'thesis' to keywords
###'''''dc.description.tableofcontents''''': if format is not too complicated, copy & paste, using AACR2-format dashes between chapters. Do not worry about changing capitalization or other punctuation to conform to AACR2. It may be helpful to first copy into Word and edit there before copying into Dspace. If no TOC is used, delete the default information.
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#*Saves them to appropriate folder
###'''''dc.subject.other''''':Make whatever changes are necessary to default information: '''Theses—[dept]—Middlebury College—200-'''
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#*Adds information to Excel spreadsheet
##Click '''''Update''''' button at bottom of page
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#*Sends acknowledgment to student
##To see your changes via public view, click the '''''Item Page''''' link at top of Edit screen
 
  
=== Submitting another item ===
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[[Category:Dspace]] [[Category:Metadata]] [[Category:Theses]]
#Under '''''My Dspace Account''''', click '''''Edit Submissions'''''
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[[Category:cataloging]]
#Click '''''Start a new submission button'''''
 
 
 
[[category:dspace]]
 
[[category:metadata]]
 
[[category:theses]]
 

Latest revision as of 08:51, 8 June 2010

Middlebury is part of the NITLE DSpace consortium.

Creating a collection

  1. Check the following:
    • new items should be publicly readable
    • some users will be able to submit to this collection
    • this collection will have delegated collection administrators
    • new submissions will have some metadata already filled out with defaults
  2. Give it a name and, if desired, a logo
  3. Add the Middlebury Admins group as authorized to submit and as collection administrators

Submitting and Editing Thesis Items

See this document

Workflow for Routing, Saving, and Converting Senior Work/Theses

  1. Student sends email to appropriate staff member/reviewer (Richard Jenkins, 2009-  ), attaching permission form and copy of senior work (preferably in PDF format)
  2. Reviewer:
    • Checks permission form for correct information (especially the options)
    • Saves form to appropriate folder
    • Converts any senior work in Word docs to PDF (go to document properties to change title, author, and add 'thesis' to keywords
    • Saves them to appropriate folder
    • Adds information to Excel spreadsheet
    • Sends acknowledgment to student
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