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Get started with CONTENTdm.

 Learn more via recorded and instructor-led training sessions in CONTENTdm Training

  • CONTENTdm Overview
    Find an overview of the interface and features of CONTENTdm.
  • CONTENTdm technical office hours
    Find time and call-in information for CONTENTdm office hours.
  • Jumpstart my first collection
    Learn how to Add items and review your website to jumpstart your first collection in CONTENTdm.
  • Jumpstart my website
    Learn about saving, previewing, and publishing your CONTENTdm Website.  Find information about reviewing and tailoring your website.
  • Best practices for creating sharable metadata
    Find information about the challenges when metadata are viewed outside the context of the collection home and find information about guidelines for understanding, using, and mapping Dublin Core elements according to the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting.
  • Collection building overview
    Find information about installing the Project Client and learn how to work with a project, build a collection, and View items in CONTENTdm.
  • Google Analytics in CONTENTdm
    Learn how to use Google Analytics to evaluate the usage of your CONTENTdm collections.