In this section, you will learn how to ‘add an item’ in Pocket Knowledge. The below steps will guide you in adding your items to PK.
Add an item
To add an item you will have to login. Click on ‘add an item’ link on the top of the page. You will get the form shown below on your screen.
Enter the title for the item. Your item is listed by its title in all search results. The title should be very brief and descriptive of the contents of the item.
Enter the firstname of the author
Enter the lastname of the author or the name of the related organization. Select the role of the author from faculty, staff, student or other. If there are more than one author for the item, click on ‘Add more authors’ to enter their information.
Enter the date of publishing or creation in the mm/dd/yyyy or mm/yyyy or yyyy format.
Enter a brief description of the item. PK users also have an option to search for items based upon item descriptions.
Tags are descriptive keywords that describe the item. Enter related keywords that users can use to locate your item.
Tip: The more descriptive and precise information you enter while adding your items, the more easier it will be to locate your item in searches.
PocketKnowledge does not allow copyrighted material. If you need assistance determining whether there are copyright issues with the material you are uploading, please select “Yes.”
You can set the level of accessibility of your items here. If you would like to keep the item private and limit its access only to yourself then select ‘Just me’.
If you would like to upload your item into one or more pockets then choose ‘yes’. If the contents of the item relate to one or more topics users can choose to upload it under different pockets.
Extra fields allow you to enter more information about your item. Select ‘yes’ if you need the extra fields.
Click ‘Choose file’ to browse and select the file you would like to upload. If you would like to upload more than one file, click ‘Add another file’.
Enter any associated URL with the item Click ‘Add another URL’ to add more URLs.
Click ‘Next’ to move on to the next step. If you selected ‘Yes’ list the item in one or more pockets then you will be able to search and select the pockets now.
Click ‘done’ after you have selected your pockets to upload the item.
How to create a pocket or a sub-pocket?
How to locate a pocket?
How to view your items?
What is a pocket?
What is a tag?