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Shared Shelf

Introduction

How do you access Shared Shelf? Shared Shelf can be accessed via Firefox or Safari through this site:  http://catalog.sharedshelf.artstor.org Enter your email address and the password from your ARTstor account. User names and permissions will need to be set up prior to using the new system. Please contact __________  (XXXXXXX@Albright.edu) at Gingrich Library to set up user access and permissions.

What browsers are compatible with Shared Shelf? Shared Shelf can be accessed using the following Internet browsers:  PC and Mac Browsers (Safari 3.0+ and Firefox 3.0+).

How do you upload images and enter data? After logging into the site click the Upload button found on the upper right-hand corner of the screen to upload images to your project. In the window that pops up, click Browse to select a file(s) stored on your computer and then click Open Select an image or group of images. The selected filenames will appear in the upload window, along with the file size and the upload status; click Upload.

Once your images are uploaded, double click on a single image to edit it in the cataloging window. Save the record. Images can also be grouped together in a "set" to add the same descriptive information to all.

In order to edit or add descriptive metadata, double-click on an image/record. A cataloging screen will pop up where a user can add descriptive information about the digital object. There are three different screens available for cataloging an object (which depend on how much descriptive information one would like to add to a given record) - Full, Medium or Minimum. (These screens are available from the drop-down menu on the top right corner of the cataloging screen.) If a user wishes to delete content, select the items to be deleted and click on Delete.

How do you publish Shared Shelf content? If a user has the necessary permissions to publish content, the user will select the number of records to be published from the main interface, and click on the Publish button to publish all the items.

For questions regarding permission to publish content to Imagebase in ARTstor and other questions relating to Shared Shelf, please contact __________  (XXXXXXX@Albright.edu) at Gingrich Library.