Related product Digital Collections (CONTENTdm)

CONTENTdm Project Client Starting a New Project

NOTE: For more information see Exercise 2 of the CARLI CONTENTdm training workbook or the Online Help available in the Project Client (Project Client > Working with Projects > Creating a Project).

  1. If needed, have CARLI Staff establish a new Collection that the project will be associated with (See Getting Started with CONTENTdm in the CARLI Environment document for more information).
  2. Start the Project Client and Click "Create a Project" on the Home tab, or go to Project > New.
    Start New Project
  3. Enter the server URL and your user name and password. For information on user name and passwords see the Getting Started with CONTENTdm in the CARLI Environment document. Click Next.
    Enter URL and logon credentials
  4. Choose the collection you want this project associated with. Since ALL the collections in the CARLI server space appear in the collection list, MAKE SURE YOU CHOOSE THE CORRECT COLLECTION. Once a project is associated with a collection it cannot be changed. Note: the collection names appear in alphabetical order. 
    Choose collection
  5. Name the project. Project names should NOT include any periods, commas, colons, or semi-colons. Dashes and underscores are acceptable.
    Name your project

Optional: If you wish to share your project with others users on your network, you may choose to share the project on a shared network drive. Check the "Share this project on a network with other users" and browse to specific a location on your network where you would like to save the project.

Your project is now available for importing images and creating metadata. 

​CARLI office revised: 3/20/2019