From UA Libraries Digital Services Planning and Documentation
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.
- 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 before proceeding.
for information on how to upload MODS, see Uploading MODS