Document Content Model




Document Content Model Supported File Formats

  • odt

  • sxw

  • rtf

  • doc

  • docx

  • wpd

  • txt

  • html

  • ods

  • sxc

  • xls

  • xlsx

  • csv

  • tsv

  • opd

  • sxi

  • ppt

  • pptx

  • pdf

Adding a Document

  • Log in to

  • Navigate to the collection to which you want to add your document.

  • Click the "Manage" tab.

  • Select "Add an object to this Collection".


  • Select "Islandora Document Content Model" from the "Select a Content Model to Ingest" dropdown and then click "Next".


  • You will be taken to the CTDA MODS form.


  • The first required field you need to populate is the title of your document.


  • The third required field in the form is "Digital Origin". Depending on the nature of your document, you can enter "reformatted digital" or "born digital" in the text field.


  • The fourth required field is the "Held By" field. Select your institution from the dropdown menu.


  • The final required field is the "Rights" field. Choose your institution from the dropdown menu. If you do not have a customized rights statement, select "Creative Commons NC-BY", the CTDA default rights statement.


  • Click "Next" and the next page is where you will upload your document.

  • Click "Choose file" and find the document file you want to add.


  • Once you have chosen your file, click the "Upload" button.


  • Finally click the "Ingest" button.


  • After your document has been ingested, you will be taken to the page where you are able to view your document. From this page you can manage your document.

Manage Your Document

To learn how to manage your document, visit the Managing Objects in the Repository Guide.

Video Guide: Document Content Model

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Fedora Object to Object Relationship Metadata


MODS record, created at time of ingest


Dublin Core Record, created at time of ingest


The original file ingested into the repository


Technical Metadata


PDF derivative, created at the time of ingest


Thumbnail image, created at time of ingest


Preview image, created at time of ingest


Text of a PDF, pulled from the PDF format's text stream 



To lean more about Datastreams, visit the Datastream Guide.