How do I set up my profile?
Your Profile is available in all of your sites throughout the system. It contains information about you, such as status messages, your photo, biography, contact information, social networking information, and privacy settings. Some institutions update fields in the Profile automatically when user accounts are created. Typical institutional updates include the user photo and email address. All Profile fields are optional.
Note: Some Profile options may be locked or unavailable depending on institutional settings.
Go to Profile.
Select the Profile tool from the Tool Menu in My Workspace.
Changing Your Picture
Mouse over the image area and select Change picture to upload a new photo.
Select a new picture and upload.
Select your new picture.
Upload your new picture.
Editing your information.
Mouse over the right side of information each section near the horizontal rule to display the editing option.
Click on the Edit link to modify or add your information.
Enter a brief personal statement under Basic Information so that other system users can get to know a little bit about you, and then click Save changes.
The Rich Text Editor is available to you here, in case you would like to format your text.
Note: Remember that all fields are optional. You may also choose to show/hide some information in your Privacy settings.
If you are a staff member at your institution, the Staff Information section is a place to display more information about you and your role at the institution. For example, faculty members might choose to include a professional biography here, as well as information about research interests, publications, or the classes that they teach. Click Save changes to save any changes.
Note: The Rich Text Editor is also available to you in the Publications and Conferences field.