- What is the Community Network?
The Community Network gives the reader access to the author for questions and comments. It allows for a free flow of information giving the user a virtual educational learning experience. Questions and comments will be reviewed so that responses to questions and comments will be determined based on the author's view relating to the enhancement of the editorial content. Readers of a particular work will be able to view the responses and can enter into a dialogue with the author and/or the reader who originated the contact.
- What are the benefits of being part of the Community Network?
The benefit of the Community Network is to enter into and build a true exchange of information amongst the entire readership of a particular e-book or e-journal.
- How does the Community Network work?
The Community Network is a combination of Authors and Users that interact together to discuss events, books and journals. You would first create an account on the website, then once the account is created, you are then able to register the products you are interested in. After registering the product, you are then able to leave comments for the authors to review. If they feel the comments or questions are viable to the product, they will reply to you and make it a public conversation. At this point additional people are able to comment on the things being discussed. There can be a number of different topics going on, as well as conversations. This is a great way of communicating with colleagues and piers.
- Is there a cost to be part of the community network?
The community interactive network is an integral part of the educational value of our publications and will be provided at no additional cost to the reader.
How do I create an account?
To create an account, click the “Create an account” link on the right hand side of the website. Once you click on the link you are taken to a page were you need to fill in your Name, Username, Password and Email Address. Once you have all the areas of the form filled out click the “Register” button. Once your account has been created, you will be emailed an activation link to activate your account.
Once you click on the activation link, you will be taken to website, at which time you will be prompted to login, and then you will be logged into the website. You now have access to Meeting information, Journals and Books.
Once you have registered and logged in, you are then able to leave comments and or questions for the authors. The author will review the comments and or questions and decide which are relevant. They will then reply to those comments. Please keep in mind that your comment may not be viewable to the public to see.
- How do I use the Community Network once I've registered and logged in?
Once logged in then visit the product you registered for. You will see an area at the bottom of the page where you can comment.
- Click on Post a Comment
When you go to the area you wish to comment on you will see a link called Post a comment on the bottom of the page.
- Leave a Comment
Write whatever you wish to communicate to the author and community and click Submit. When others respond you will be emailed so you can follow the conversation as it's happening.
- Administering your comments
Visit the page where you posted your comment and you will be able to Reply or Delete your posts with the click of a button.
- Click on Post a Comment
- What is a gravatar and how do I create it?
A gravatar is a user profile and an image that helps identify you. Go to gravatar.com, click on ‘Log in/Sign up” link at the top and follow the “sign up” instructions. You will put in your email address; gravatar will send you an email with the welcome and activation link to create your account. Click on the activation link and fill out the necessary information. This will allow you to add in a picture of yourself so that