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Proposed Training Series (3 sessions) on SobekCM

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Title:
Proposed Training Series (3 sessions) on SobekCM
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English
Creator:
Sullivan, Mark V.
Nemmers, John
Taylor, Laurie
Publisher:
George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida
Place of Publication:
Gainesville, FL
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University of Florida
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University of Florida
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The author dedicated the work to the Commons by waiving all of his or her rights to the work worldwide under copyright law and all related or neighboring legal rights he or she had in the work, to the extent allowable by law.
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Title:
Proposed Training Series (3 sessions) on SobekCM
Physical Description:
Documentation
Language:
English
Creator:
Sullivan, Mark V.
Nemmers, John
Taylor, Laurie
Publisher:
George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida
Place of Publication:
Gainesville, FL
Publication Date:

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of Florida
Holding Location:
University of Florida
Rights Management:

The author dedicated the work to the Commons by waiving all of his or her rights to the work worldwide under copyright law and all related or neighboring legal rights he or she had in the work, to the extent allowable by law.
System ID:
AA00019186:00002

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About SobekCM The SobekCM Open Source Software is the software engine that powers many institutional repositories and digital collections, small through large collaborative digital libraries including international collaborative program s like the Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC, www.dloc.com ), and digital scholarship projects, including Digital Humanities, Data Curation, and more. SobekCM has an active development and user community contributing to further develop tools and resources, as well as a number of current and planned grant projects which add more functionality, including a current NEH grant to further extends and enhances the geographical support in SobekCM. SobekCM T r ainings for Curators and Collection Managers These SobekCM trainings are oriented towards administrators and professionals in libraries who are interested in implementing a relatively simple to setup, turnkey solution for a digital repository. The SobekCM train QC online, and Curator Tools. We propose the discussion be divided into three sessions as detailed for each below Session 1: Introduction to SobekCM and its capabilities S ession 1 will demonstrat e the system and its capabilities, with particular emphasis on end user experience. This session will cover the built in metadata support, a tour of the public interface, the different digital resource views, including geographic support, newspapers, and introdu cing the work currently underway to support datasets. Also covered will be the online tracking, reporting, and statistical packages included in the system. This session will introduce the online management tools briefly which will be covered in the subs equent two trainings. The technology which powers t he system will also be covered.

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Session 2: Resource and Metadata Submission and Editing within SobekCM Session 2 is a discussion i n general in regards to SobekCM based projects and includes the fo llowing topics: a) Bulk importing reco rds (MARC, Spreadsheet s, etc. ) b) Adding a new item through the web interface c) Adding new files/images to an existing item d) Editing metadata online e) Adding structural metadata to your item online f) Adding spatial information to your item and geo placing a map online Session 3: Curator Tools and Administrative Tools within SobekCM Session 3 is an introduction to the curator and collection manager too ls, including how to manage the collection online, edit home pages, change images, add child pages or collections, and generally control the look, feel, and behavior of your online collection. The system and portal administrator options will also be disc ussed and ways to customize the appearance at an institutional or shared installation level