Download the file below for a complete walkthrough on setting up your SelectedWorks Profile. If you have any questions, or would like face-to-face assistance, please contact the library liaison in your subject area for help.
Click the Sign Up link below the log in form.
Fill in the form to create your account and click the Create Account button at the bottom.
Click Login to log in to your account. Then check your email.
Your email inbox should contain an email labeled no reply (or similar) from SelectedWorks. The body of the email will contain a green button with Confirm Account on it. Click the green button.
On your account page you can begin by choosing a URL for your profile, selecting your discipline, and filling in your institution. Agree with the terms of service by checking the box and then click the Go button.
Be sure to choose all the disciplines that apply to you. Doing so will help others find you in the SelectedWorks system and add descriptors to your profile for the SelectedWorks Expert Gallery. Choose your Position and Position Title.
On your profile screen, click the camera and pencil icons to make changes. The camera icon allows you to upload a profile picture. The pencil icons allow you to edit fields within your profile.
Add works to your profile from the Add Work dropdown menu. There are a number of options available; the most common method will likely be the Upload a File option.
Upload a work by dragging and dropping the file into the dashed rectangle or by clicking Choose File and navigating to the file.
Begin filling in the details about the work, starting with the type of work.
Continue filling in the fields about the work, taking care to fill in all the required fields designated by red stars, and then click Add to Profile.
The added work will then appear in the Works tab. To make changes or delete the work, use the pencil and trash can icons.
Switch to the About tab to fill in your biographical information. Use the icons on the right side to make additions, edits, and deletions.
Be sure to continue down the About tab and add your Research Interests.
Finally, scroll to the very bottom of the About section to add your contact information.