Help:Create a Protected Entry by a Named Author

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To Create a Protected Entry by a Named Author

First, create an account on OutHistory.org


To create an account, click on "Log In/Create Account" on the top of the red bar, and follow the instructions.


Steps in Creating a Protected Entry by a Named Author After Logging On:

1 Carefully decide upon a title for your entry. Here's a sample:

Jane Doe: "My Coming Out Story," June 1969-present


2 Carefully type your exact entry title into the "Search" box and click on "Search".


3 At the top of the screen, under “Search results,” click on your title.


4 You are now in “Editing” mode and can add typed content under your title.


5 Preview your entry by clicking on "Show preview" at the bottom of the screen.


6 Save your entry by clicking on "Save page" at the bottom of the screen.


7 Email the Coordinator of OutHistory.org and ask her/him to protect your entry from further substantial changes: OutHistory@gc.cuny.edu


More on creating a new entry

For help in creating the best OutHistory titles see: Help: Titles


For more on uploading scans, photos, audio, and video see: Help: Uploading Files


Explore OutHistory Help to create the best entries.

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