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*Open metadata (.xlsx) in Excel and choose SAVE AS.
A brief, Microsoft Word '''tutorial''' describing the steps to generate MODS is available [http://intranet.lib.ua.edu/wiki/digcoll/images/8/80/MakingMODS.docx here.]

Revision as of 08:52, 26 June 2012


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.


  • Open metadata (.xlsx) in Excel and choose SAVE AS.

for information on how to upload MODS, see Uploading MODS