Managing Digital Projects with CONTENTdm

In two sessions (two-hours each), we will discuss the issues to consider and questions to ask in planning a digital project when using CONTENTdm as your content management system.

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Managing Digital Projects with CONTENTdm introduces new and beginning users to CONTENTdm software. Students will experience the CONTENTdm interface and gain a functional understanding of the software. The class will cover building online collections, adding metadata to items, and creating compound (multidimensional) objects. The class will also discuss digital project issues such as collection specifications, Dublin Core and metadata, controlled vocabularies, and other digital project implementation concerns.

Learning Outcomes

  • Define the audience for digital projects
  • Outline goals for a digital program
  • Identify criteria for the selection of materials suitable for digitization
  • Articulate institutional digitization: digitization in-house or outsourcing

4 Contact Hours

Intended Audience:

This class is open to all interested.


Registrations for this class must be received at least one week before the class date. Registrants should receive an email offering detailed login and setup instructions. Please call 800.999.8558 if you do not receive this email at least three days before the class. This class is designed for individual participation; each individual must register.

Time: All live online classes are in Eastern time.

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You may register using one of two methods:

    Register Online
    Click on "Register" above.
    PDF Form
    Print out the registration form and fax it to LYRASIS at 404.892.7879.