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Receiving an error stating "Unable to parse collection information" when attempting to log into the Project Client

  • Logging into the Project Client returns the error "Unable to parse collection information from https://server#####.contentdm.oclc.o...ectionInfo.php.  Following error resulted while attempting to parse returned result: Data at the root level is invalid. Line 1, position 1."
Applies to
  • CONTENTdm Project Client

Confirm the user name matches the OCLC LDAP Account that was created at

Check the CONTENTdm Administration Portal users list to verify the correct user name was added to the Users list.

Note: OCLC LDAP Accounts created after the move to the new in September 2022 include different character restrictions. If the user name returning the above error contains a special character, it will need to be deleted and recreated without the special character(s). Contact OCLC Support and supply the user name to request this be completed.

Additional information

See Adding Users

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