Creation and Curation of Collection


Collection is a compilation of content. A collection can be compiled on DIKSHA using the various learning resources available on the portal or by creating content on the in-built content editor and later collating them as a collection. Related or unrelated content can be compiled together.


Step Screen
You are logged in
1. You are currently on Workspace
2. You have selected Create
3. You have clicked on Collection tile

Creating Collection

Step Screen
On Create Collection screen
1. Enter Name
2. Click Start Creating

Editing Collection Details

Step Screen
1. Click Edit Details to enter the collection details
2. Click the camera icon to add an image
Note: For details, refer Adding Image to Metadata
3. Enter Name of the collection
4. Enter Description of the collection
5. Enter Keywords. Keywords are ideas and topics that define content. Keywords aid in searching for content
6. Select Audience
7. Enter Original Author of the content
8. Enter Attributions
9. Enter Copyright
10. Enter Year of Creation
11. Enter the License for the content
12. Click Save on the header to save the details
13. Click Cancel to go back to the previous screen

Adding Content and Resource to Collection

Step Screen
To add content to a collection, you can do one of the following actions:
1. Click Add Resource from the menu associated with the required node in the left navigation pane or right-click on the node name and select Add Resource
2. Click Add Resource on the right bottom of the page to add content to the unit or chapter. For details on adding resources, refer Adding Resources
3. Use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+Alt+A
For more details on keyboard shortcuts, refer Keyboard Shortcuts

Adding Details to Collection ToC

Step Screen
Enter details for the ToC heading:
1. Enter Name or title of the content
2. Enter Description
3. Enter Keywords
Note: Keywords are ideas and topics that define content. Keywords aid in searching for content
4. Click Save on the header to save the details

Viewing Contributor Details

Step Screen
1. Click Add Resource to add resource to the collection.
For further details refer Adding Resources
2. The resource is added to the collection
3. The names of the resource owners appears under Created with Contributions From button

Working with Table of Contents

The Table of Contents tree seen in the left pane is used to navigate content compiled for a collection, textbook, course or lesson plan. You can manipulate the tree using either:
 a) The burger menu associated with a tree node
 b) Right-click options associated with a tree node, OR `
 c) Keyboard shortcuts
For details on manipulating the tree and adding content, refer Exploring ToC Structure

Deleting Content

Step Screen
1. Click Yes icon beside the burger menu
2. Click Yes,delete to delete the added content

Note: You can alternatively delete content by clicking Yes in the burger menu drop-down

Reordering Content

Step Screen
1. Drag and drop the content to the desired position to rearrange the order of the content added to the collection
1. Click the upward arrow to collapse the table of contents. Click the same arrow to expand collapsed table of contents
Note: You can edit or update the title of content in the collection from the navigation hierarchy

Sending Collection for Review

Step Screen
A collection must be reviewed before it is published
1. Click Save on the header to save the collection
2. Click Send for review to send the created collection for review
Before sending for review, you can share the content to a limited audience. To know more, refer Limited Publishing and Sharing

Exploring What’s New

Step Screen
The What’s New feature informs you of the product features added or enhanced since the last product release
1. Click on the What's New icon to view concise information about new product functionality
Note: The What's New icon is red before you view it for the first time. The icon turns grey after you view the information, until the next product version