Aprimo DAM

DAM Help Docs from Aprimo

Links to Pages in the Aprimo User Guide

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Snorkeller at Cabbage Tree Bay Acquatic Reserve, Manly, NSW © Peter McGree / TNC photo contest

*Tasks and processes covered in this article take place in the Power Workspace, the Aprimo DAM user interface designed for uploaders and other power users. To learn about the different user interfaces and how to navigate between them, visit this page.*


Helpful Help Docs from Aprimo

You are welcome to peruse the full DAM user guide. Here we have pulled out some of the most relevant documents from that guide. You will need access to the TNC Aprimo DAM in order to view the pages linked below.

  • DAM Overview

    Learn how DAM assets are stored, categorized, and organized. In the DAM all organization is done with classifications (i.e., content type, business group) and no folders are used. The Basics of Aprimo DAM

  • Using Simple Search

    Learn about how to access search, search operators, and how results are displayed. Searching for records

  • Advanced Search in Assets

    Learn how to query specific assets based on who uploaded them, when they were uploaded, specific field criterion (i.e. business group), and more. Advanced Search

  • Browsing for Records

    Learn how you can use the Browse functionality to narrow down your search. Search by content type, geographic location, status and so on. Browsing for records

  • Working with Collections

    Learn how to create, browse, and share collections. Collections are curated groups of assets - similar to favorites or lightboxes. Alternatively, you can save a "view" of assets that match a search. Working with Collections

  • Saving Views

    A saved view allows you to easily return to the same search or location in Assets. If you frequently do the same search or use a specific set of filters, you can save the search as a view. Saved Views

  • Editing Metadata

    The metadata fields are customized for TNC uses and taxonomy. However, some of the common metadata tasks are described in this document.

  • Metadata Templates

    One way to bulk edit asset metadata is to use a template. If you frequently upload photo rolls with the same license, contract, and usage terms, you can create that template and apply it to multiple. Metadata Templates