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 2. Uploading and editing

We can simply drag and drop the files or an entire folder directly from our computer on to the upload queue.

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 Uploading

Uploading files into ResourceSpace is a very simple process, however it is at this stage that you will be adding the metadata that ensures your resources can found and used effectively. It is key that you put as much relevant metadata into the resource fields as possible now to make your contributions as valuable as they can be.

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Metadata templates

Metadata templates are a useful tool for saving time and ensuring consistency when uploading resources with common metadata sets. A metadata template is a data-only resource that inherits all global fields and resource type-specific fields, meaning that each template may contain a complete set of values for every field within ResourceSpace.

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Troubleshooting

The article provides a troubleshooting guide for common issues encountered while using ResourceSpace. The guide suggests visiting the Installation Check page to resolve any error messages, checking server logs to resolve error code 500, and ensuring the latest version of ResourceSpace is being used by running the command 'svn update' in the web root.

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All user permissions

ResourceSpace is a digital asset management system that allows users to control which resources other users can see and how they can interact with them. The system offers a range of permission options, including search, metadata fields, resource types, resource creation, featured collections, restrictive permissions, and administration.

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Upload here

ResourceSpace has introduced a new feature called "Upload here" that helps users create new resources based on a recent advanced search. The feature directs users to the upload page where the options will have been automatically selected, meaning they can easily add more resources that this metadata set describes.

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Meta append

The Meta Append plugin allows users to add a timestamp and daily upload number to each resource they contribute. The plugin automatically applies the user-defined timestamp and upload number to the selected field, which can be configured in the plugin settings.

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 1. Finding your way around

An overview of the ResourceSpace user interface.

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Context help links

Context Help links can be added to pages to link to a relevant Knowledge Base page. These links open Knowledge Base in a modal or new page and are enabled by default on a ResourceSpace system but can be disabled by setting $contextual_help_links=false.

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ResourceSpace Plugins

Explore the range of plugins that are available to expand ResourceSpace's base functionality, including integrations with third party software and systems.

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Extracted text

ResourceSpace, a digital asset management software, can extract text from document files and use it to populate metadata fields. This feature enables users to search for resource contents within the system and by applied metadata tags.

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Checkmail

The Checkmail plugin has been developed to expand ResourceSpace's capabilities by enabling the ingestion of resources using email. The plugin allows devices to contribute digital assets to the system, and provides advanced configuration options and the ability to handle a wide range of email types.

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 Sharing upload links

ResourceSpace has introduced a new feature that allows users to share upload links externally. This feature enables external media creators to upload files into ResourceSpace without requiring an account.

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User preferences

The article provides instructions on how to access user preferences on a website. Users can click on the user profile icon at the top right of the screen and select "Preferences" to make changes to the functionality and interface available to them.

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Create Alternative Video Files

ResourceSpace can be configured to automatically generate a video file in a different size or format from the uploaded original. This can be useful where a smaller size is required for uploading to the web.

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upload_multipart

The "upload_multipart" function allows users to upload files using HTTP multipart to an existing resource. This function is available from version 10.2+ of the software. The function requires several variables to be provided, including the ID of the resource, a boolean value to indicate whether to process embedded metadata, a boolean value to indicate whether to re-process the existing file, and the file to be uploaded.

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get_resource_type_fields

The "get_resource_type_fields" function allows users to retrieve metadata field information for all matching fields. This function is available from version 10.3+ and requires permission "a". Users can filter the results by resource type, fuzzy searching, and field type.

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A Comprehensive Guide to Digital Curation: Tools and Techniques

Explore the world of digital curation. Learn about the concepts, tools, and techniques used to curate and preserve historical and culturally significant assets.

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The Complete Guide to Metadata

Metadata is data that provides information about other data, without describing the content of that data. It is crucial for digital assets and is used to categorize and describe various types of files, such as documents, videos, and audio files.

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Lockable metadata

The article discusses the use of lockable metadata fields to speed up the process of refining metadata after uploading new resources. The feature is intended for use when the default upload sequence is set to 'Upload first, then set metadata'.

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Alternative files

Alternative files are a feature in ResourceSpace that allows users to store multiple versions of a resource together with a single set of metadata. This is useful when there are different variations of a resource that need to be easily accessible from a single point.

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Is it the same process to make a batch upload as it is to add a single resource?

The article explains that the process for uploading resources in batches is the same as uploading them individually. Users can click on the "Upload" button to start uploading resources. Additionally, users have the option to upload one or more resources directly into a collection by selecting the collection in the lightbox area and choosing "Upload to this collection" from the Actions menu.

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Welcome to ResourceSpace

The ResourceSpace Knowledge Base provides a library of guides and information to help individuals and businesses with their Digital Asset Management System.

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Exiftool

Exiftool is a third-party tool that allows for the extraction of embedded data within a file and automatically adds it to the resource metadata upon upload. Administrators can configure the fields where the extracted data is placed, allowing for the inclusion of any metadata stored within the file.

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Searching in ResourceSpace

The ResourceSpace search feature is a powerful tool that allows users to quickly find the resources they need. Users can start with a broad search and then refine the results to find the most relevant content.

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Resource tools

The article discusses the various resource tools available in the resource downloads area of the resource view page. These tools allow users to download, view, and request resource files, as well as perform actions such as adding to a collection or sharing.

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 Creating collections

The article explains how to create collections in ResourceSpace, a digital asset management system. Collections can be created in three ways: when uploading resources, from the collection bar, or from the "manage my collections" section.

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 Collection options

There is a list of options available to you from the collection actions dropdown menu. This menu is present in the collection bar and from the "Manage My Collections" page, as well as on the search page when viewing resources in a collection.

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Batch replace

ResourceSpace has a batch replace functionality that allows users to update multiple resources at once. This feature is useful for replacing original files and regenerating previews of any number of resources.

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 Advanced metadata field configuration

This page covers the advanced options for metadata field configuration including display templates, smart featured collections, display conditions, autocomplete options and additional settings for ExifTool and IPTC metadata.

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Basic metadata field configuration

This article provides an overview of the basic options for metadata field configuration in ResourceSpace. The article covers the following options: Enabled, Required, Index, Display full width on view page, Display field, Enable advanced search, Enable simple search, May contain personal data, Hide when uploading, and Hide when restricted.

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 StaticSync - keep your files in situ

StaticSync is a tool that allows users to keep their files in situ, meaning that they can remain in their existing folder structure. It is not intended to be used as a way to store resources externally to increase storage capability.

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Configuring php.ini

This article provides guidance on how to configure the php.ini file to handle larger files. The php.ini file location can be found on the PHP Info page in the row "Loaded Configuration File", available by running the function phpinfo() on an empty PHP page.

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 CSV upload

The CSV upload plugin for ResourceSpace allows users to edit existing resource metadata and create new resources by uploading a CSV file. The plugin is recommended for administrators and users with elevated permissions due to the risk of inserting incorrect data into ResourceSpace.

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Adding resources to a collection

This article explains the different ways to add resources to a collection in a learning management system. Resources can be added to multiple collections at any given time. The first way to add resources is during upload, where the resources can be added to an existing or new collection.

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Customising the header image

The article provides a simple guide on how to customize the header image of an installation. Users can access the option to replace the header image by navigating to the "System Configuration" option under the "System" menu on the admin page.

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Managing metadata

The article discusses the importance of managing metadata in a system to make searching for resources faster, easier and more intuitive. The article suggests that metadata should be descriptive, clear and complete to ensure that users can search effectively and get the best out of using the system.

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Table: resource_type_field

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replace_resource_file()

Developer reference for function replace_resource_file()

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VM2RS (Vimeo embed)

The VM2RS plugin is a Vimeo to ResourceSpace plugin that allows users to embed Vimeo videos on the Resource view page. Users can enter the ID of a metadata field that stores the URL of the Vimeo video on the options page for the plugin.

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copy_resource()

Developer reference for function copy_resource()

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save_resource_data()

Developer reference for function save_resource_data()

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is_field_displayed()

Developer reference for function is_field_displayed()

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display_rsc_upload()

Developer reference for function display_rsc_upload()

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check_upload_terms()

The check_upload_terms() function is used to verify if the terms have been accepted for a given upload. The terms only need to be accepted when uploading through an upload share link, and if so, the accepted terms are stored in $_COOKIE["acceptedterms"].

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 YT2RS (Youtube embed)

The Youtube to ResourceSpace plugin allows users to embed a YouTube video into the Resource view page. Users can enter the ID of a metadata field that stores the URL of the Youtube video on the options page for the plugin.

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get_resource_type_field_columns()

Parameters This function accepts no parameters. Location include/config_functions.php lines 1775 to 1827 Definition   function  get_resource_type_field_columns ()     {     global  $lang ;      $resource_type_field_column_definitions  =  execution_lockout_remove_resource_type_field_props ([          'active'                    => [ $lang [ 'property-field_active' ], '' , 1 , 1 ],          'global'                    => [ $lang [ 'property-resource_type' ], '' , 1 , 0 ],          'title'                     => [ $lang [ 'property-title' ], '' , 0 , 1 ],          'type'                      => [ $lang [ 'property-field_type' ], '' , 0 , 1 ],          'linked_data_field'         => [ $lang [ 'property-field_raw_edtf' ], '' , 0 , 1 ],          'name'                      => [ $lang [ 'property-shorthand_name' ], $lang [ 'information-shorthand_name' ], 0 , 1 ],          'required'                  => [ $lang [ 'property-required' ], '' , 1 , 1 ],          'order_by'                  => [ $lang [ 'property-order_by' ], '' , 0 , 0 ],          'keywords_index'            => [ $lang [ 'property-index_this_field' ], $lang [ "information_index_warning" ] .

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config_add_file_input()

Developer reference for function config_add_file_input()

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config_file_input()

Developer reference for function config_file_input()

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