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Introducing the newly redesigned CONTENTdm
Introducing the newly redesigned CONTENTdm
Introducing the newly redesigned CONTENTdm
Introducing the newly redesigned CONTENTdm
Introducing the newly redesigned CONTENTdm
Introducing the newly redesigned CONTENTdm
Introducing the newly redesigned CONTENTdm
Introducing the newly redesigned CONTENTdm
Introducing the newly redesigned CONTENTdm
Introducing the newly redesigned CONTENTdm
Introducing the newly redesigned CONTENTdm
Introducing the newly redesigned CONTENTdm
Introducing the newly redesigned CONTENTdm
Introducing the newly redesigned CONTENTdm
Introducing the newly redesigned CONTENTdm
Introducing the newly redesigned CONTENTdm
Introducing the newly redesigned CONTENTdm
Introducing the newly redesigned CONTENTdm
Introducing the newly redesigned CONTENTdm
Introducing the newly redesigned CONTENTdm
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Introducing the newly redesigned CONTENTdm

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Presentation given by Suzanne Butte, OCLC at ACRL on March 31, 2011

Presentation given by Suzanne Butte, OCLC at ACRL on March 31, 2011

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  • The Southeastern ContentDM User Group meeting will take place May 11-13 at the College of CharlestonDates: Monday - Wednesday, August 1 - 3, 2011,Host: Towson University, Towson, MDThe Eastern CONTENTdm Users Group Planning Committee is accepting proposals to present a pre-conference workshop, conference talks, and/or panel discussions at its 2011 Annual Meeting being held this August at Towson University in Towson, MD. Please consider participating as a speaker or part of a panel discussion. Proposals are due by Monday, April 18, 2011.More information about the conference is available on its website, http://www.libraries.psu.edu/psul/ecdmug.html.
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    • 1. Introducing the newly redesigned CONTENTdm<br />March 31, 2011<br />Suzanne Butte, OCLC<br />Digital Services Consultant<br />
    • 2. Today’s agenda<br />Overview of CONTENTdm <br /> Suzanne ButteOCLC Digital Services Consultant <br />Experience with CONTENTdm <br /> Kristen YarmeyDigital Services LibrarianThe University of Scranton<br />
    • 3. CONTENTdm<br />Digital Collection Management Software<br />A complete software solution<br />Stores, manages and provides access for all your digital collections<br />Your digital collections reside on a CONTENTdm Server, either installed locally or on an OCLC-hosted server <br />For organizations of all types and sizes<br />Academic libraries, public libraries, historical societies, museums, state libraries, special and others <br />Offers open architecture; standards-based for staff efficiencies and cost effectiveness<br />Dublin Core, JPEG2000, OAI Harvesting, PHP API and more<br />Showcases a wide range of media types<br />Photos and documents to audio and video files<br />
    • 4. CONTENTdm manages all types of materials <br />Images -photographs, posters, postcards, paintings, etc.<br />Historical documents –journals, diaries, letters, etc.<br />Printed materials – newspapers, yearbooks, reports, PDFs, etc.<br />EAD Finding Aids<br />Audio/video – oral histories, historic films, lectures, etc.<br />
    • 5. CONTENTdm user community <br />More than 2,000 libraries, archives, museums and other cultural heritage institutions worldwide use CONTENTdm<br />Engaged user community<br />Regional Users Group Meetings<br />Forums and blogs<br />CONTENTdm Metadata Working Group<br />Beta programs<br />
    • 6. CONTENTdm 6: newly redesigned<br />The result of extensive usability testing<br />An end-user interface that consistently has passed usability tests with 97% of users able to accomplish their tasks<br />It now offers even simpler access to digital items, easier navigation paths and more avenues for discovery<br />
    • 7. New CONTENTdm end-user interface<br />Enhanced image viewer for zooming, panning and improved viewing of many file types: compound objects, images, PDFs, video/audio<br />Featuresthat support discoverability: QuickView, suggested topics, sharing, RSS feeds, image carousels<br />The ability to sharedigital items via e-mail, Twitter, Facebook, Flickr and many more<br />
    • 8. New CONTENTdm Website Configuration Tools<br />Provides simpler ways to configure and customize<br /><ul><li>Easier to apply a branded look and feel: Configuration tools make it easy to add a name, headers, colors, logos, customer headers, descriptions and more
    • 9. Additional customization is possible: Ability to add custom HTML or PHP pages
    • 10. Easier to maintain customizations: Customizations will persist through future software updates</li></li></ul><li>CONTENTdm 6: optimized for customization<br />Configurations are stored in layout and configuration files (global and by collection). <br />Quick Configuration Tool = 3 steps to get started<br />Quickly creates a simple functional site<br />Use it once and probably not again<br />Website Configuration Tool = for ongoing fine tuning<br />Can do what Quick Config does and more<br />Configurations grouped into categories<br />Configurations control appearance and behavior<br />Configurations will continue to evolve<br />
    • 11. Configuration Toolset<br />
    • 12. Current CONTENTdm user <br />“CONTENTdm 6 is a great step forward. <br /> Using the new website configuration tools made it really simple and quick to customize our digital archive Web site—I probably only needed a couple of hours work. <br /> And avoiding coding is really handy for sites like us with no in-house technical support. The long-term sustainability of our CONTENTdm instance is much more assured knowing that minimal technical input is required from our end.” <br />Edward KirklandProject Manager, My Leicestershire Digital ArchiveUniversity of Leicester<br />
    • 13. See the new CONTENTdm…<br />CONTENTdm 6 Sandbox: http://sandbox.contentdm.org/<br />
    • 14. Kristen YarmeyDigital Services LibrarianThe University of Scranton<br />
    • 15. What’s next with CONTENTdm?<br /><ul><li>Additional viewers and end-user experience improvement
    • 16. Social features like commenting, tagging and rating
    • 17. Extended website configuration and customization toolset
    • 18. And more…</li></li></ul><li>In summary<br />With CONTENTdm 6, you save both time and money, plus you have full control of your digital collection’s public interface.<br />
    • 19. Catalog<br />
    • 20. Configure<br />
    • 21. Publish<br />
    • 22. Evaluate CONTENTdm 6<br />A hosted evaluation that enables you to try the fullCONTENTdm right away <br />We set everything up for you<br />No charge 60-day evaluation<br />Just complete the evaluation form at www.oclc.org/contentdm/evaluate/<br />
    • 23. Thank you!<br />Suzanne Butte, OCLC Digital Services Consultant<br />buttes@oclc.org<br />1-800-848-5878, ext. 5130<br />Ron Gardner, OCLCDigital Services Consultant<br />gardnerr@oclc.org<br />1-800-848-5878, ext. 6165<br />

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