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CONTENTdm basic skills 2: Working with text in CONTENTdm

Course description

The fundamentals of using CONTENTdm® to manage your digital collections are covered in three webinars: (1) Getting Started with CONTENTdm, (2) Working with Text in CONTENTdm, and (3) Maintaining Collections in CONTENTdm.

This course provides instruction on the structure of CONTENTdm, navigating and using CONTENTdm Collection Administration to create and manage a digital collection that includes text-based materials, as well as using the CONTENTdm Project Client to prepare digital items for addition to a collection.

Topics covered include:

  • Configure a collection for adding textual materials
  • Identify and use different compound object types
  • Add compound objects
  • Add PDF files

This course is intended for learners who are new to CONTENTdm but have completed Getting Started with CONTENTdm or have a thorough understanding of the structure of CONTENTdm and working with digital images. Established but basic users of CONTENTdm may also benefit from the class by filling in foundational knowledge that will enable them to work with the Project Client more effectively.

After completing this web-based training, learners will have the foundational knowledge required to begin using CONTENTdm to manage textual materials. Following completion of this webinar, in addition to Getting Started with CONTENTdm, learners will be prepared for the next module, Maintaining Collections in CONTENTdm.

Register for live, online training

Date Time Registration Link
Tuesday, March 7, 2023 2:00PM - 4:00PM Eastern Standard Time, North America [UTC -5] Register
Tuesday, June 13, 2023 2:00PM - 4:00PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4] Register

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View a recorded session (95 minutes)

Course handouts

Knowledge check - CONTENTdm basic skills 2

CONTENTdm basic skills 2 handout


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