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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 sspace@hawaii.edu.

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 sspace@hawaii.edu 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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