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Creating a Video Collection Using CONTENTdm 

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Title: Creating a Video Collection Using CONTENTdm 
Author(s): Han, Myung-Ja; Yarasavage, Nathan
Subject(s): Metadata creation Metadata interoperability CONTENTdm Dublin Core OAI-PMH Audio/Video collection
Abstract: In early 2008, the University of Illinois Library mounted its first publicly-accessible digital video collection, the Chuck Olin Digital Film Archive <>, using CONTENTdm. This presentation provides the CONTENTdm user community with an overview of the process followed to create this collection. Topics includes the issues involving reformatting A/V materials, mapping technical and descriptive metadata from MPEG7 to CONTENTdm and Dublin Core, and capturing thumbnails from the video. The presentation also discusses how Illinois increased the visibility of the collection by exporting the collection to the Illinois Harvest portal <>, by adding records to the library OPAC, and by creating a project web site <>.
Issue Date: 2009-07-13
Citation Info: "Creating a Video Collection Using CONTENTdm." CONTENTdm User Group Meeting. American Library Association Annual Conference. Chicago, IL. July 13, 2009.
Genre: Presentation / Lecture / Speech
Type: Text
Language: English
Publication Status: unpublished
Peer Reviewed: not peer reviewed
Date Available in IDEALS: 2009-08-21

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