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Users group to meet

The CONTENTdm Users Group (CDMUG) will meet in Columbus, Ohio, August 1 & 2. According to the website, spaces are filling quickly, with only 12 spots left as of June 20. Preregistration ends July 15. Learn more at

July 10 update from OCLC:

The meeting has reached capacity and registration is now closed. We do have a waitlist, and folks can join it under the registration tab on the conference website.

Additional support and training

The support and training pages for CONTENTdm contain tutorials and other materials to help you use CONTENTdm. KDL is using the responsive version of CONTENTdm.

Help content is being migrated to  Additional materials are be available at

CONTENTdm Community

Additional help and support are available through OCLC's CONTENTdm Community. The center features:

  • Interactive discussion boards
  • Subscriptions to digests of discussion posts and news items
  • Enhancement requests - post yours and rate those already submitted by your colleagues
  • Downloads to extensions such as the Collection Map, Search Results Map, and Timeline plug-ins.
  • Community directory: Opt in to share your contact information with colleagues making it easier for you to share best practices and collaborate.

Once your library or organization has a completed memorandum of agreement with KYVL for participation in the Kentucky Digital Library, you will be eligible to join your colleagues in the CONTENTdm Community. When requesting access, please note the following:

  • You must request authorization to access to the CONTENTdm Community even if you already have a WorldCat or WorldShare user name and access to other OCLC communities.
  • When requesting access, provide your institution name and OCLC symbol.
  • In the comments, note that you are requesting access as part of KYVL's Kentucky Digital Library. This is necessary since KYVL is the CONTENTdm license holder for the KDL consortium.

Request an OCLC Services Account for CONTENTdm Community Center Access.

Once you have received your welcome email for the CONTENTdm user community, log in at to set up your profile and learn what’s new with CONTENTdm.

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