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The easiest way to add metadata to a resource is to enter it manually into Pilot.

Note If you want to use a template, import metadata, or copy metadata from another resource, do so before manually entering data. Any data you enter manually is erased when you apply existing metadata from another source.

Add metadata

  1. On the Edit Metadata page for the module or topic you want to modify, select a metadata view from the Select a View drop-down list, then click Select.
  2. Select an Edit Mode from the drop-down list, then click Select.
  3. Enter metadata in the Value column fields.
  4. If the Value column does not contain a data entry field, click the Edit icon beside the field name to edit the item and add metadata. If the item does not have an Edit icon or a data entry field, you cannot edit the item.
  5. Click Save.

Adding additional metadata to a resource

In some fields, you may need to enter more than one value; for example, if a resource has multiple keywords or multiple authors/contributors.

In the basic interface, if a field accepts multiple values, it is listed multiple times.

In the advanced interface, you can manually add additional values to a field and then enter data for the additional values. Each value can have multiple translations in different languages.

Add additional metadata to a resource (advanced interface only)

On the Edit Metadata page for the module or topic you want to add additional metadata to, click the name of a field to open its context menu. You can then click:

  • Add another item
  • Add a Language

Note Not all fields have the ability to add additional metadata.

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