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Create Project Site

A project site can be used for collaborative purposes, including research, for organizations and groups, academic departments, student groups, and group work. Project sites remain active until the site's maintainer unpublishes the site. The tools available in a course site are also available in a project site.


Create a Project Site

  1. In Home, select Worksite Setup in the left Tool List. Select New towards the top of the screen.
  2. On the new screen, select the option for project site and select Continue.
  3. In the Site Title field, enter a name for the project site.
  4. (Optional) Enter a Description of the course. You may also add a Short Description of the course. 
  5. Your name and email address should appear in the Site Contact Name and Site Contact Email fields. Select Continue to proceed to the next screen.
  6. Select the tools you will use in your site. A description is provided for each tool. If you have chosen the Mailing List Archive, News, or Web Content tools, you will be asked to enter further information.
  7. Select Continue.
  8. Set project site access. The Publish site option is selected by default. Select Leave as Draft to make the site unavailable to participants.
  9. Under Global Access, select Limited to whom I add manually.
  10. (Optional) To allow your site to be joined by anyone logging into TRACS, select Allow anyone to join the site with valid login id.
  11. Select Continue.
  12. Confirm the site setup selections and accept the Appropriate Use and copyright statements.
  13. Select Create Site to create your site.
A new site can also be created by selecting + Add New Site in More Sites and in the Profile menu by selecting the blue Profile icon in the top right corner of the screen.