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AtoM documentation

User manual

User guide to creating, editing, accessing, importing, exporting, and translating content in AtoM; includes administering the system via the user interface.

Overview

This section provides an overview of the technical architecture and requirements.

Getting started

This section describes how to start using AtoM once it has been installed. It provides a quick orientation to the home page, how to log in and log out, the various user roles in the system, the main page types a user will encounter, and how to switch languages.

Access content

This section provides guidelines for searching, browsing, and navigating. Most of the functions discussed are available to all user roles, including researchers with read only access. However, some navigation features (e.g. edit mode), are only available to users with edit access privileges.

Translate

This section describes how to translate both database content and user interface elements in AtoM.

Reports/printing

This section describes how to create and print different types of reports using AtoM:

Import/export

This section describes automated methods for getting data in and out of an AtoM application.

Data entry / templates

This section includes specific instructions on working with AtoM’s standards-based edit templates. Data entry guidance is provided based on guidance from the relevant standard, notes on each field’s use in AtoM, and more.

Glossary

Glossary of terms used throughout this user manual.

Developer’s manual

Guidelines for developers interested in customizing AtoM, developing new modules, and working with the application’s API.

Environments

We provide two developer-friendly environments for AtoM.

API

Overview of the application programming interface available in AtoM. Includes sample requests and responses for available endpoints.