Saturday, January 22, 2011

Pleiades recruiting active participants

Tom Elliott writes at horothesia:

Adopt a place for Valentine's day

Pleiades places are looking for love and this year you can give it to them (it never hurts to get ready for Valentine's Day early). It will only take a few minutes of your time.

Here are some examples of things you could do (many of them quickly) to enhance the content in Pleiades:
Here are some ways you could use links to Pleiades to enrich content elsewhere on the web
Feel free to suggest other ways (with links to examples, where appropriate) in the comments.

How to get started

Are you a registered Pleiades user? If not, please visit the Pleiades Community page and follow the instructions there.

If you are a registered Pleiades user and you want to make a modification to a place resource:
  • log in
  • use the search box to find the place resource you're interested in changing
  • select "actions" ... "check out"
  • choose "parent folder" from the checkout dialog
  • select the "edit" tab
  • make and save your changes as many times as you like (you're working on a private copy of the original that only you can see)
  • once you're happy with the results, select "state: drafting" and change it to "submit for review"
  • the editors will review your suggested changes and be in touch via email if they have any questions ... otherwise they'll add your name to the "creator" or "contributor" field (as appropriate) and publish the changes so everyone can see them
Get stuck? 

Ask a question on the pleiades-community list, to which all Pleiades users are automatically subscribed.

Your Pleiades place is waiting for you!

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1 comment:

  1. The idea of adding to a particular subject is great as well as the "use of various links." I believe scholarship should be open, not "secret knowledge."