All conference presentations will be accessible via the DH2020 Humanities Commons group. Once you have registered for the conference, you will need to create a free Humanities Commons account if you don’t already have one and request access to the DH2020 Group. If you have trouble setting up your account or requesting to join the DH2020 group, please click the Contact Us button in the side bar to send us an email >>>
Create your Humanities Commons account and Join a Group
- Register with Humanities Commons. If you do not have an account at Humanities Commons, go to their registration page and follow the instructions to create one. In the process, you will be asked to fill in the registration form, confirm your email, and decide if you want to tie your log in method to your Google or Twitter account. Detailed instructions can be found here.
- Fill in your profile. It will be helpful if you choose to complete your profile by adding information to it. This will make all the conference participants easily identifiable. In order to do so, click the icon that appears at the top right corner of the page when you are logged in.This will lead to the profile page, where personal information can be added. The list of user’s uploads to the CORE can also be found on this page. Additional information on personal profiles can be found here.
- Go to Groups. Humanities Commons provides humanities scholars a space to connect with one another for the purposes of sharing their cutting-edge research and innovative pedagogical techniques. To join the conversation, we need to sign up for a group that matches our interests. You will see a menubar on the left that will contain a list of groups that you can click on. Click on the “Groups” menu to get a more in depth look. Find New Group. The groups page shows a list of different groups sorted by the last active group. Using the drop down menu, you can also select to sort by Most Members, Newly Created, or Alphabetical. In the top right, you will see a search bar that allows you to narrow your results. We are going to type in “DH2020” to get a list of groups relevant to DH.4. Join Group. Once you have decided on a group. You can become a member by clicking on the “Join Group” button. Once you have submitted your join request, you will be admitted to the DH2020 group on July 10.5. Beginning on July 10: Go to Your Groups. Now that you have signed up for a group. If you have not clicked on the “Groups” sidebar, you need to do that now. You should now see a list of your groups by clicking on the “My Groups” menu at the top.7. Enter Group. Click on the group that you would like to enter. 8. Group Email Warning Message. When you enter the group, you may see a “Warning” message about your email notifications for the group. You can click on the “Visit Email Settings” button if you would like to change the message or you can click on the X to remove the warning.
Underneath the button, you will also see options to disable the warning for this group only or disable this warning for all groups should you want to avoid having this popup in the future.9. Success. You should now have successfully joined the DH2020 group.