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Guidelines for Establishing a Community

Steps to Set Up a eVols Community

  1. Become familiar with the eVols policies.
  2. Decide on the basic structure of your Community.
  3. Compile the required information (see below).
  4. Contact a eVols Administrator at

Information Needed to Start a eVols Community

  • Name of Community Liason

  • Community Page:

    • Name of community
    • Description (optional)
    • Logo (optional)

  • Sub-community pages (optional):

    • Names of sub-communities
    • Logo(s) for sub-communities (optional)
    • Descriptions of sub-communities (optional)

  • Collection pages:

    • Name(s) of collections within each community or sub-community
    • Logo(s) for collection(s) (optional)
    • Descriptions of collections(s) (optional)
    • Brief descriptions (one line) of collections to appear on community or sub-community page (optional)

  • For each collection:

    • Names and email addresses of submitters
    • Names and email addresses of people in workflow roles (optional):

      • Reviewer (can accept or reject items)
      • Metadata Editor (can only change metadata before it is in eVols)
      • Coordinator (can accept, reject, or change metadata before item is in eVols)
      • Collection Administrator (can change metadata after item is in eVols)

Return to all policies and guidelines.

Contact your Community's eVols administrator or write if you have questions about eVols.

Appreciation is given to the University of Oregon and Massachusetts Institute of Technology for providing some of the information on these pages.

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