Quick Start Guide

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Useful Links

Forum: new.forum.jstor.org
Forum Admin: catalog.sharedshelf.artstor.org/admin (updated URL coming soon!)
Artstor Admin: admin.artstor.org
Forum Support Site: support.forum.jstor.org


Training & Getting Access to Forum

Training

support.forum.jstor.org/article/training
Sign up for our training webinars on Forum, Forum Admin, and other features. If you cannot attend these webinars, please contact us to schedule a training.

Get Access

support.forum.jstor.org/article/access-forum
Learn about how to grant yourself and other users access to Forum and Forum Admin.

Getting Access to Forum


Cataloging in Forum

Watch our Cataloging Overview video.

Upload Media

support.forum.jstor.org/article/working-with-media-files
Learn about uploading media files to your projects and learn about supported file types.

Catalog Items

support.forum.jstor.org/article/forum-orientation
Learn how to catalog items individually or in batch.

Find & Organize Items

support.forum.jstor.org/article/sets-and-filters
Use sets to manually organize your items into groups. Search for your items and create saved filters to easily access them again.

Import & Export Data

support.forum.jstor.org/article/excel-and-forum
Use Excel to import and export metadata from your projects to create new items or edit existing ones.


Project Setup in Forum Admin

Create Projects

support.forum.jstor.org/article/create-copy-rename-delete-projects
Learn how to create a new or copy an existing project. When creating a new project, you can start by selecting one of our built in templates.

Configure Fields

support.forum.jstor.org/article/manage-project-fields
After creating your project, learn how to add, edit, or delete fields.

Create Cataloging Screens

support.forum.jstor.org/article/manage-cataloging-screens
Cataloging screens are the interface you and your catalogers use to edit items. These screens can be configured to suit a project’s needs and cataloger’s workflows.


Publish Content

Watch our Publishing video.

Create a Publishing Target

support.forum.jstor.org/article/about-publishing
Publish content from a single project to multiple end user environments including personal, institutional, and public collections in Artstor, Omeka, and OAI. Learn how to create these target collections and map your project’s fields so your end users can see your metadata.

Publish Content

support.forum.jstor.org/article/publishing-instructions
Once you have a publishing target created, you are ready to share your content with your end users. Learn about how to publish items individually or in batch so your end users can start using your content.


Promote Forum and Engage with Other Users

Promote Forum

support.forum.jstor.org/article/promote
Download product cards, logos, and other materials to help you promote Forum and your collections.

Join the Forum Discussion List

support.forum.jstor.org/article/discussion-list
Engage with other users and hear about Forum updates by joining the discussion list. To join, send an email to jf-discuss+subscribe@ithaka.groups.io. Message jf-discuss@ithaka.groups.io to start a discussion with other users.

Engage with Other Forum Users

support.forum.jstor.org/article/forum-conversations
Attend an upcoming Forum Conversations session to hear about what other users’ projects. Feel free to reach out to us if you would like to participate!

Watch the most recent Forum Conversations session.


Get in touch with us if you have any questions!

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forumsupport@jstor.org
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