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Manually add publications

If Elements does not find any of your publications automatically you can add them manually.

Step 1. Publications can be added using the +ADD NEW button under PUBLICATIONS at the bottom of the home page.

Elements homepage showing Publications box in the bottom left corner.

Alternatively, you can manually add a publication by selecting the + button at the top of the MY PUBLICATIONS page.

My publications page with plus icon in the top right corner.

Step 2. A pop-up window will appear titled ADD A NEW PUBLICATION. Select the publication type by clicking on the appropriate tile.

Pop-up window with buttons to select publication type e.g. Book, Chapter, Conference. Buttons are in alphabetical order left to right.

Step 3. Depending on the type of publication you selected, the next screen will request information about this record. Start with the LET’S GET STARTED tab and enter the information requested in the text box*. You can perform a SEARCH for this publication to see if it already exists in Elements.

Add book screen showing 3 step process: Let's get started > Tell us more > Link to funding. Let's get started tab is open.

Step 4. In the TELL US MORE tab, you are required to complete the information requested. Note that the textboxes labelled with an asterisk are mandatory fields that must be completed.

Tell us more tab is open showing a form. Mandatory fields include your relationship to the book, title and authors.

Once the information is complete, click the SAVE button located at the bottom of the page to proceed.

Save button shown at the bottom right of the screen.

A thank you page will display notifying you that your publication has been added to Elements. From here you can VIEW YOUR PUBLICATION DETAILS or GO TO YOUR HOME PAGE.

The Thank you screen shows two buttons: 'View your publication details' followed by 'Go to your home page' underneath.

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