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  1. From the My Groups screen, click the View Members link for the desired group
  2. From within a group, click the Group Member List link in the Admin Tools menu 

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Member is the lowest permission level. Members can author content, but cannot publish it. They cannot manage the list of site users.

To add members to your site:

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Users

To add a user to your group:

  1. Click the Add People link
  2. Enter the UMS (MaineStreet) login of each user
    Ex: "william.d.blais", "alfred.newman", etc.
  3. Check the desired roles for the user
    NOTE: Not assigning any roles will add the user as a Member (see 'User Roles', above)
  4. Click Add users.
Warning

Note: Before users may be added to a group, they must first login to the CMS once (at http://cms.usm.maine.edu/user)

 

Assign Roles

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Publisher is the next permission level. Publishers can author and publish content, but they cannot manage the list of site users.

Only Admin users may assign roles.

To grant a member the Publisher role:

  1. Click the Configure roles tab
  2. Check the group publisher checkbox next to the user’s ID
    NOTE: un-checking the box will revert the user to a Member role
  3. Click Save
Tip

The Catalog Editor role allows users to edit content for inclusion in the catalog. Follow the same process as for granting the Publisher role, but check the catalog editor box, instead.

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Grant Admin Status

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Admin is the highest level of permission available. Group Admins may author and publish content. They may also add members, grant Admin status to members, and remove members from the group entirely.

IMPORTANT: The Admin role is reserved for regular USM staff members and should be granted with caution.

To grant/revoke Admin status:

  1. Choose List
  2. Click Admin: Create next to a user’s ID
    NOTE: Clicking Admin: Remove will remove the Admin role from a current Admins
  3. Confirm this decision on the following screen
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Remove Members

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Only Admin users may remove members from a group.

To permanently remove a user from a group:

  1. Choose List
  2. Click Remove next to a user’s ID
  3. Confirm this decision on the following screen
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Edit Users

To edit the role(s) of a current user in your group:

  1. Click the Edit link for that user
  2. Check/Uncheck the desired roles for the user
  3. NOTE: Not assigning any roles will add the user as a Member (see 'User Roles', above)
  4. Click Update membership

Remove User

To remove a user from your group:

  1. Select the radio button next to the desired user
  2. Click the Remove from group button
  3. Click the Confirm button on the confirmation screen