CONTENTdm Digital Collection Management Software
Image Database Needed <ul><li>Images can be hard to find on the Media Server. </li></ul><ul><li>Some personal or departmen...
Solution: CONTENTdm <ul><li>Digital Collection Management Software </li></ul><ul><li>Used by archives, libraries, and othe...
Flexible <ul><li>Stores all types of files: images, PDFs, multi-page documents, audio and video files </li></ul><ul><li>Of...
Image Collections <ul><li>Photographs: both “born digital” and scans of our print and slide collections </li></ul><ul><li>...
 
Text Collections <ul><li>Manages PDFs and other documents, allowing users to retrieve page-level search results  </li></ul...
 
 
Media Collections <ul><li>Builds books, documents, and other multiview and multipage materials  </li></ul><ul><li>Examples...
Access <ul><li>Images can be protected by restricting access to them using several security features.  </li></ul><ul><li>I...
Efficient <ul><li>Workflow streamlined through templates, tutorials, batch processes and customizable Web interfaces </li>...
User Experience <ul><li>Can “Google” the collection  </li></ul><ul><li>Browse or search the collection using standard Web ...
Other Features <ul><li>Zoom, pan, rotate, and crop capabilities </li></ul><ul><li>Items can be bookmarked in My Favorites....
Recognition <ul><li>Greater recognition for our organization and our digital collections via: </li></ul><ul><li>search eng...
Explore <ul><li>A sample Preah Khan collection: </li></ul><ul><li>http://eval1602.contentdmdemo.com   </li></ul>
 
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CONTENTdm

  1. 1. CONTENTdm Digital Collection Management Software
  2. 2. Image Database Needed <ul><li>Images can be hard to find on the Media Server. </li></ul><ul><li>Some personal or department collections, rather than one central location </li></ul><ul><li>Metadata for images can be incomplete. </li></ul><ul><li>Image requests are cumbersome. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Solution: CONTENTdm <ul><li>Digital Collection Management Software </li></ul><ul><li>Used by archives, libraries, and other cultural institutions </li></ul><ul><li>Preserves, archives, and presents collections in a cohesive and accessible Web-based environment </li></ul>
  4. 4. Flexible <ul><li>Stores all types of files: images, PDFs, multi-page documents, audio and video files </li></ul><ul><li>Offers full control over digital resources, their descriptions, access, and display </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to learn and use </li></ul><ul><li>Scalable for growth </li></ul>
  5. 5. Image Collections <ul><li>Photographs: both “born digital” and scans of our print and slide collections </li></ul><ul><li>Other visuals: maps, posters, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Supports high quality, large format images without a browser plug-in or long load time </li></ul><ul><li>Example: A Hall of Dancers photograph can be panned, zoomed, rotated, or cropped </li></ul>
  6. 7. Text Collections <ul><li>Manages PDFs and other documents, allowing users to retrieve page-level search results </li></ul><ul><li>Can add optical character recognition ( OCR) to make records full text </li></ul><ul><li>Example: Searching for “Hindu-Buddhist” retrieves A Temple Reborn brochure </li></ul>
  7. 10. Media Collections <ul><li>Builds books, documents, and other multiview and multipage materials </li></ul><ul><li>Examples: Field reports, publications, brochures, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Presents video and audio files with related transcripts </li></ul><ul><li>Examples: Video or audio at our sites </li></ul>
  8. 11. Access <ul><li>Images can be protected by restricting access to them using several security features. </li></ul><ul><li>Image Rights options allow you to band, brand, or watermark images with copyright information or a logo. </li></ul>
  9. 12. Efficient <ul><li>Workflow streamlined through templates, tutorials, batch processes and customizable Web interfaces </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Import items through an Acquisition Station, add metadata, and upload. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>An administrator approves them. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The collection is indexed and “live.” </li></ul></ul>
  10. 13. User Experience <ul><li>Can “Google” the collection </li></ul><ul><li>Browse or search the collection using standard Web browser </li></ul><ul><li>Predefined queries can guide users to specific results, or they can generate their own queries with advanced search tools. </li></ul><ul><li>Customizable user interfaces </li></ul>
  11. 14. Other Features <ul><li>Zoom, pan, rotate, and crop capabilities </li></ul><ul><li>Items can be bookmarked in My Favorites. </li></ul><ul><li>Items can be emailed or put in a PowerPoint. </li></ul><ul><li>Collections can be accessible with other Web features like Google Maps, timelines, etc. </li></ul>
  12. 15. Recognition <ul><li>Greater recognition for our organization and our digital collections via: </li></ul><ul><li>search engines like Google </li></ul><ul><li>OCLC’s WorldCat.org, the world’s most comprehensive bibliographic database </li></ul>
  13. 16. Explore <ul><li>A sample Preah Khan collection: </li></ul><ul><li>http://eval1602.contentdmdemo.com </li></ul>
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