Community and Collection Set up Form

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Your Information

Section I. Community web page

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This is the name that will display at the top of your Community homepage. This name will also appear in lists of communities on the Knowledge Bank homepage and in search results. Most communities take their name from their university organizational unit, though this is not always the case.

The Community name should describe the group in a way that will be clear to users who may not be familiar with your program or research interest.

What you write here will appear near your community name on your Community homepage. It should provide visitors with a brief description of your Community's activities and research interests. This need only be a couple of sentences. Many communities copy and paste sentences from their web site, brochures, or other introductory materials. Within this description, you have the opportunity to link to other websites. To add a link, substitute the URL of the site you would like to link to and add some descriptive text into the following snippet: <a href="URL">descriptive text</a>

Enter a copyright statement in this field only if you want your custom statement to display in place of the default statement.

As a default, the following copyright statement displays: "All items in Knowledge Bank are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved." To see how this works in practice, visit http://library.osu.edu/sites/kbinfo/kbsetup_screenshot-comm.htm (link opens in new window).

This block of text displays in a side column of the Community homepage. Communities usually use this space to provide a brief list of useful links that are of interest to the Community. To add a link, substitute the URL of the site you would like to link to and add some descriptive text into the following snippet: <a href="URL">descriptive text</a>

This is optional, though encouraged.
You can add a small logo to your Community web page. It must be in .gif or .jpg format. Sizes that work best are 3 inches by 3 inches or less. See sample: https://kb.osu.edu/dspace/handle/1811/282.

Section II. Sub-community Web Page

This section is optional.

Like the Community name, this name will display near the top of your Sub-community homepage. This name will also appear in lists of communities on the Knowledge Bank homepage and in search results. Most sub-communities take their name from their university organizational unit, though this is not always the case.

This need only be a couple of sentences about your Sub-community. Many communities copy and paste information from their web site into this area. It is a way to let others know about this sub-community. Within this description, you have the opportunity to link to other websites. To add a link, substitute the URL of the site you would like to link to and add some descriptive text into the following snippet: <a href="URL">descriptive text</a>

Enter a copyright statement in this field only if you want your custom statement to display in place of the default statement.

As a default, the following copyright statement displays: "All items in Knowledge Bank are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved." To see how this works in practice, visit http://library.osu.edu/sites/kbinfo/kbsetup_screenshot-subcomm.htm (link opens in new window).

This block of text displays in a side column of the Sub-community homepage. Communities usually use this space to provide a brief list of useful links that are of interest to the Sub-community. To add a link, substitute the URL of the site you would like to link to and add some descriptive text into the following snippet: <a href="URL">descriptive text</a>

This is optional - though encouraged
You can add a small logo to your community web page. It must be in .gif or .jpg format. Sizes that work best are 3 inches by 3 inches or less. See sample: https://kb.osu.edu/dspace/handle/1811/282.

Section III. Collection

This is the name that will display at the top of your collection homepage. This name will also appear in lists of search results. The collection name should accurately describe the kinds of items the collection contains.

This explanation of the contents of the collection will appear on the Collection homepage. It should consist of 3-4 sentences summarizing the most salient details about the collection. Within this description, you have the opportunity to link to other websites. To add a link, substitute the URL of the site you would like to link to and add some descriptive text into the following snippet: <a href="URL">descriptive text</a>

Enter a copyright statement in this field only if you want your custom statement to display in place of the default statement.

As a default, the following copyright statement displays: "All items in Knowledge Bank are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved." To see how this works in practice, visit http://library.osu.edu/sites/kbinfo/kbsetup_screenshot-coll.htm (link opens in new window).

This block of text displays in a side column of the Collection homepage. Collection owners usually use this space to provide a brief list of useful links that are of interest to the Collection. To add a link, substitute the URL of the site you would like to link to and add some descriptive text into the following snippet: <a href="URL">descriptive text</a>

If the materials in your collection are subject to a unique license agreement, please provide the text of that license here.

Complete this field if you want to provide the provenance of the collection to record the origin and chain of custody of this collection.

This is optional, though encouraged
You can also add a small logo to your collection web page. It must be in .gif or .jpg format. Sizes that work best are 3 inches by 3 inches or less. See sample: https://kb.osu.edu/dspace/handle/1811/282 (link opens in new window).