- SandraMcIntyre, 15 Oct 2008
When setting up the fields for your CONTENTdm collection, collection and starting to enter values, remember to treat Date fields differently. Here are some tips. tips about Fields Setup and about Date Formatting.
You can establish several different kinds of dates, if you like. The metadata standard requires you to enter the Date (original date) and Date.Digital. We suggest you make the Date (original date) be searchable.
Unsure how to format dates? You can look at the CONTENTdm Help page on "Entering Dates" at http://contentdm.com/help4/acq-station/entering4a.html. However, this is not quite a complete list. Here is a modified list that we think is more accurate for CONTENTdm 4.3: