Adding Members

To add a member to your site:

1. Locate the Control Panel on the left hand side on your site
2. Select the Members & Roles link

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This area will display a list all of your site's members.

Adding an Existing OpenScholar User to your site

People already using/administering an OpenScholar site(s) have OpenScholar "accounts" and therefore can be added to your site very simply.

To add a member to your site, click the OpenScholar Add a Memberbutton.

In the text field, begin the add one of the following:

1) name, 
2) email address or
3) username

The auto-generated list of users will appear as you type.

Select the person's name and then click the "Add Member" button. The member will be added to the site as a Basic Member by default. Site administrators have the ability change roles for any member. Learn more about Member Roles.

The member added will receive the following message:
Note: the bracketed fields will be filled in with the information appropriate information related to your site

"Hi [first name],

[site owner] has added you as a member to the website [website URL] with the role of [user role]. You can log in at [log in URL] with the username [username].

Don't forget to bookmark the site and save this email for future reference.

Here are some handy links for you:

   * Sign up for training: http://hwp.harvard.edu/calendar/upcoming
   * OpenScholar documentation: http://docs.openscholar.harvard.edu
   * Need help with your project? http://hwp.harvard.edu/contact

Sincerely,
Harvard Web Publishing"

Create a New User Account

If the user does not appear in the list, then click the Create A New Member link and fill in the form with the user's information. In this case, you are creating a new user account for the person.

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The member added will receive the following message:
Note: the bracketed fields will be filled in with the information appropriate information related to your site

"Dear [first name last name],

[account creator first name last name], site owner of [sitename], has created a user account for you so that you may access this website. Log in by clicking on the following link or by pasting it into your browser:

[url]

For your security, this link can only be used once. 

Your OpenScholar username is: [username] 

After setting your OpenScholar user password with the included link, you can then associate this user account with your HarvardKey

Once paired, you will be able to log in at [site url] in the future. Don't forget to bookmark the site and save this email for future reference.

Here are some handy links for you:

-The OpenScholar Team"

 

Updated: 21Nov16