Making MODS

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*Open metadata (.xlsx) in Excel and choose SAVE AS.  
 
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*Choose the "Text (Tab delimited)" option as shown if the metadata has no diacritics/ "foreign" characters in it.
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**If there are diacritics in the metadata, refer to [[Diacritics]].
  
  

Revision as of 08:55, 26 June 2012

Introduction

This page demonstrates how to create MODS files using Archivist Utility from an Excel metadata spreadsheet.


What You Need

  • Microsoft Excel
  • A solid text editor such as Notepad++ Portable (a Windows text editor) is freely available here.
  • Archivist Utility.


Steps

  • Open metadata (.xlsx) in Excel and choose SAVE AS.
  • Choose the "Text (Tab delimited)" option as shown if the metadata has no diacritics/ "foreign" characters in it.
    • If there are diacritics in the metadata, refer to Diacritics.




for information on how to upload MODS, see Uploading MODS
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