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Set Up Catalogs

Create Content

Partners can create their content from the ContentNav Library App. To create content:

  1. From the Catalog tab, click the search drop-down menu, and select My Content.

  2. Click the Create drop-down menu, and select the type of content you want to create.

    • Content types include Courses, Collections, Assessments, Offline Activities, Resources, Questions, and Rubrics.

    • You can also select to Bulk Upload your content, or use an API.

Create a Content Catalog

Each Partner has the ability to create one or more content Catalogs. Catalogs are groupings of content that the Partner manages from the Content Registry section within the Learning Registry tab. Customers can subscribe to the different catalogs provided by each partner, and can then assign content to their schools and students.

To create a new Catalog:

  1. Select the Learning Registry tab.

  2. From the Content Registry, click + New Content.

  3. Fill in the fields of the New Content form to describe the type of grouping you are creating for your catalog.

  4. Click Add to save.

The Product ID is used to index your content. This number will be passed back to PowerSchool to place it in your desired location.

Completing a Metadata File for Upload


Upload Content via CSV

From the Catalog:

  1. Click the Create drop-down menu, and select Bulk Upload.

  2. Click Browse, and select the file you want to upload.

  3. Click Upload.

You will also be able to access a list of previous uploads from this page. Each previous upload will display the:

  • File Name

  • Uploaded Date

  • Resource Counts

  • Processed Counts

  • Error Counts

  • Status

Click on the Error Counts cell to access a list of reasons why the upload failed.

Upload Content via API

Contact your PowerSchool representative to establish your API connection and begin uploading content via API. To access a list of API request uploads; from the Catalog tab, click the Create drop-down menu and select API.

Add Content to a Catalog

Content is added to a Catalog through the Library Admin. After you have logged into your Library Admin app, click on the Catalog tab in the navigation bar. Content can be added to a catalog by creating it within ContentNav, or it can be uploaded.

To add created or uploaded content to a catalog:

  1. From the Catalog tab, click the search drop-down menu, and select My Content.

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