CONTENTdm  Custom Queries and Results Alabama Mosaic Users Group Meeting November 15, 2007 Melinda Shelton Birmingham Publ...
Birmingham Public Library <ul><li>Hosted Site since 2004 </li></ul><ul><li>Total number of items 4940 </li></ul><ul><ul><u...
Collections <ul><li>Photographs </li></ul><ul><li>Newspaper Clippings </li></ul><ul><li>Maps </li></ul><ul><li>Documents (...
How can we  highlight and advertise our  collections?
CONTENTdm  Custom Queries and Results <ul><li>Enables creation of custom Web interfaces and search options </li></ul><ul><...
Pushing Our Collections Out <ul><li>Websites </li></ul><ul><li>Databases </li></ul><ul><li>Links </li></ul><ul><li>Social ...
Library Website
Subjects Highlighted Drop-down  Custom Query Simple  Hyperlink Custom Query
One Subject Web Page Custom Queries
Alabama Mosaic Database
Digital Collections and Content Database <ul><li>--- Indexed in DCC due to partnership with Alabama Mosaic   </li></ul>
Librarians’ Internet Index Database --- Submitted a request to be included
Civil Rights Digital Library Initiative Database <ul><li>--- CRDLI contacted us to be a part of their online database </li...
BHAM WIKI Links
Birmingham Rewound Website Links
Flickr Social Software
Blog social software
Results <ul><li>9,000 item views per month </li></ul><ul><li>40 staff hours answering email questions per month </li></ul>...
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A presentation given to the Alabama Mosaic Users Group Meeting about CONTENTdm's Custom Queries and Results online tool. Shows how this online tool may be used to advertise and market online collections using CONTENTdm.

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  • CONTENTdm Custom Queries and Results

    1. 1. CONTENTdm Custom Queries and Results Alabama Mosaic Users Group Meeting November 15, 2007 Melinda Shelton Birmingham Public Library
    2. 2. Birmingham Public Library <ul><li>Hosted Site since 2004 </li></ul><ul><li>Total number of items 4940 </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Photos 1246 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Clippings 775 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Maps 687 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Documents 2232 </li></ul></ul></ul>
    3. 3. Collections <ul><li>Photographs </li></ul><ul><li>Newspaper Clippings </li></ul><ul><li>Maps </li></ul><ul><li>Documents (books and pamphlets) </li></ul>
    4. 4. How can we highlight and advertise our collections?
    5. 5. CONTENTdm Custom Queries and Results <ul><li>Enables creation of custom Web interfaces and search options </li></ul><ul><li>Five types of queries available </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Simple hyperlink </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Drop-down list </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Index box </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Text box </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Browse collection </li></ul></ul>
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    11. 11. Pushing Our Collections Out <ul><li>Websites </li></ul><ul><li>Databases </li></ul><ul><li>Links </li></ul><ul><li>Social Software </li></ul>
    12. 12. Library Website
    13. 13. Subjects Highlighted Drop-down Custom Query Simple Hyperlink Custom Query
    14. 14. One Subject Web Page Custom Queries
    15. 15. Alabama Mosaic Database
    16. 16. Digital Collections and Content Database <ul><li>--- Indexed in DCC due to partnership with Alabama Mosaic </li></ul>
    17. 17. Librarians’ Internet Index Database --- Submitted a request to be included
    18. 18. Civil Rights Digital Library Initiative Database <ul><li>--- CRDLI contacted us to be a part of their online database </li></ul>
    19. 19. BHAM WIKI Links
    20. 20. Birmingham Rewound Website Links
    21. 21. Flickr Social Software
    22. 22.
    23. 23. Blog social software
    24. 24. Results <ul><li>9,000 item views per month </li></ul><ul><li>40 staff hours answering email questions per month </li></ul><ul><li>100,000 folders pulled per year </li></ul>
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