Genealogical Records Sets Revisited

In February I wrote a blog post about a 2020 goal to digitize record sets held by my organization that would be useful to those engaged in genealogical research and that would be unlikely to be in the digital collections of large-scale genealogical databases such as Ancestry or FamilySearch. Despite the ongoing pandemic that workContinue reading “Genealogical Records Sets Revisited”

CONTENTdm: Uploading via Tab-Delimited Text File

This post will provide an overview of how to upload resources using the CONTENTdm (CDM) Project Client using the tab-delimited text file (TDTF) along with a number of errors to avoid during this process. This whole blog post is written assuming a Windows environment, sorry Mac users. Also I apologize that the section discussing errorsContinue reading “CONTENTdm: Uploading via Tab-Delimited Text File”

Fixing Large-Size/Low PPI Images for CONTENTdm Upload

Context: I am a digitization librarian working in the Local History and Genealogy department of a public library. We use CONTENTdm for our public access repository through Ohio Memory (a joint collaboration of the Ohio History Connection and the State Library of Ohio). I use the CONTENTdm Project Client to upload materials to our collectionsContinue reading “Fixing Large-Size/Low PPI Images for CONTENTdm Upload”