Help:Create a Protected Entry by a Named Author
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
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