1. Open any WORD document, add metadata descriptions.
- Instruction: Choose File --> Properties, fill in the template provided at Summary and Custom windows.
- Note: To complete this exercise, MS WORD software is needed.
2. Open a PDF file, add metadata descriptions.
- Instruction: Choose File --> Document Properties. At the Description template, click "Additional Metadata" button to open a fuller template. Create metadata statements in this template.
- Also choose Advanced to view generated DC statements under Dublin Core Properties.
- Note: To complete this exercise, Adobe Acrobat software is needed.
3. Open an image from Photoshop and add metadata descriptions.
- Option 1: open the image from File Browser by choosing File --> Browse. Select an image for preview and add metadata.
- Option 2: Choose File --> File Info and fill in values in Description template. This is the same process as using an Adobe Acrobat for PDF file.
- Choose Edit --> Find and set search criteria to find the image you just described.
- Note: To complete this exercise, Adobe Photoshop CS software is needed. Different versions of CS may perform slightly different.
4. Use Template for creating a simple DC record
- Choose to see output in HTML, RDF, and XML and copy each of the output into a separate WORD or HTML.
- Analyze records based on Section 5.5's explanations.
5. Create a set of metadata records using CONTENTdm.
- Note: To complete this exercise, a CONTENTdm client and an account are needed. Go to http://www.contentdm.com/ to set up a free 60 day hosted trial or a full evaluation copy.
Or go to this page directly:
- Example of instruction for using ContentDM (through the Web):
Instruction: UsingContentDM (PDF)