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Instructions for signing up on the MCRN Hub

To create an account:

  1. Click on LOGIN at the upper right corner.
  2. A "sign in" page will come up.  Click on "Create an account," at the bottom. 
  3. Fill in user login, password, name and email.  For "Organization or School" input your department AND institution.
  4. For “Receive Email Updates” choose “Yes, send me emails” to opt in to receiving MCRN newsletters. The newsletters will include important network-wide announcements. Only directors and hubministrators can send newsletters.
  5. Checking "I'm not a robot" and the "Terms of Use" are a couple of the many security measures on the site.
  6. Again click on "Create Account," at the bottom. 
  7. Check the inbox of the email address that you entered for your confirmation email.
  8. Open the email, and click the confirmation link. This will open a window with a login screen.
  9. Log in to the hub to complete the account activation.  This brings you to your Dashboard.  


To set up your profile:

  1. On your dashboard, go to "Profile," listed second in the gray left-side column.
  2. Your name, organization, email address and receive-update preference should already be listed.  
  3. Upload a picture of yourself by clicking "Change picture"
  4. Click "Upload an image" and choose a picture from your computer's files.
  5. Click "Save changes."  You'll now see your image back on the Profile page. 
  6. Enter your employment type, your home page, and research interests (or focus groups) by clicking on "Employment Type", "Web Site" and "Interests", respectively.  Note: Each entry has a Privacy setting.  Please leave on "Public."  (Else, choose "Registered users.")
  7. If you haven't already, choose "yes" to opt in to receiving MCRN newsletters.  
  8. It is optional to enter ORCID (, biography and country of residence.

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