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Difference between revisions of "Scholarship at Middlebury: Adding items via Project Client"

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# [[CONTENTdm Project Client Procedures: Create a New Project|Create a new project]] if you haven't already
 
# [[CONTENTdm Project Client Procedures: Create a New Project|Create a new project]] if you haven't already
# Create a metadata template (left column) for your project with default information for the following fields [[File:Edit metadata template.PNG]]
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# Create a metadata template (click "Edit metadata template" in left column) for your project with default information for the following fields [[File:Edit metadata template.PNG]]
 
#* Physical description: '''leaves'''
 
#* Physical description: '''leaves'''
 
#* Year: '''2012''' (or current year)
 
#* Year: '''2012''' (or current year)
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#*Digital format: '''application/pdf'''
 
#*Digital format: '''application/pdf'''
 
#*Cataloger: '''[your initials]'''
 
#*Cataloger: '''[your initials]'''
# In left column of Project Settings manager, click Processing
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# In left column of Project Settings manager, click "Processing"
 
#*Under PDF File Conversion, choose "Do Not Convert multiple-page PDF files to compound objects"
 
#*Under PDF File Conversion, choose "Do Not Convert multiple-page PDF files to compound objects"
 
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Revision as of 09:35, 29 June 2012

<< Back to Specific Formats
<< Back to Cataloging

To begin
  1. Open CONTENTdm Project Client
Cdm pclient icon.jpg
  1. Create a new project if you haven't already
  2. Create a metadata template (click "Edit metadata template" in left column) for your project with default information for the following fields Edit metadata template.PNG
    • 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]
  3. In left column of Project Settings manager, click "Processing"
    • Under PDF File Conversion, choose "Do Not Convert multiple-page PDF files to compound objects"
Processing do not convert pdfs.PNG
Add single item
  1. Click Add item from left menu
  2. Specify file: browse to folder containing item 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
  6. The title field should have the file item ID in it (e.g., s10econ2012jones). Copy and paste it into the Identifier field
    Identifier field.PNG
  7. Add correct title to the title field, and then continue to other fields & complete with appropriate metadata
  8. To view document, click the View button in left column under thumbnail
View thumbnail.PNG
Upload item for approval
  1. When finished adding all metadata & closing, you'll return to the porject tab/screen.
  2. Click Upload for approval
Cdm upload.jpg