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A step-by-step tutorial Created by Henry Liu Auckland Libraries Make a start. Chinese Digital Community
What is it? An online community created by the New Zealand Chinese Association (NZCA) and Auckland Libraries. Web address: www.chinesecommunity.org.nz
What is it for? To preserve the heritage of New Zealand’s Chinese community To provide future generations with an online archive about the Chinese who lived and contributed to the development of New Zealand To share Chinese culture
Chinese Digital Community Who is it for? Those who wish to provide, share and store information on the website that is related to New Zealand’s Chinese heritage. What can you do? Join for free Contribute in the form of a –Topic (e.g. text article, personal story) –Document (e.g. pdf) –Link –Audio –Video –Image Discuss (i.e. add comments) Create groups (it’s possible to set group information for members only so it’s not viewable by the public)
Chinese Digital Community How to use the website? Basic use – browse as a non-registered user. Advanced use – contribute as a registered user.
Choose a preferred license. You can read more about each license by clicking on ‘View license’. Selecting the default setting means people are allowed to download, alter and distribute your stuff as long as they credit you and use the same license as yours. Type in the security code. Tick this box to agree to the terms and conditions. Click on Sign up.
Now you’ve signed up successfully, your name will be displayed here.
The default setting for location is “on” and “Auckland”. But you can drag the red balloon to another location on the map or switch this function off by ticking this box.
Select a preferred license setting. The default setting means people can download, change and distribute your stuff but they’ll have to credit you and use the same license as yours. Now click on Create.
Here is the image you’ve just uploaded. Uh-oh, typo! Word should be spelt “launched”. Click on ‘Edit’ to make changes.
Scroll down the page. You’re now in editing mode.
Summary of advanced use Sign up Contribute: * Add items (topic, image, document, audio, video, link) * Edit (correct or modify your and others’ contribution) * Discuss/comment Group: * Join and create
Some useful links Help http://chinesecommunity.org.nz/en/help About http://chinesecommunity.org.nz/en/about
Thank You Comments and suggestions welcome: firstname.lastname@example.org January 2011