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Join an Interest Group

Posted By Paula Bishop, Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Updated: Monday, August 6, 2018

To find and join an interest group, click on Community in the menu bar of the main site then select Find an Interest Group. Click on the name of the gropu you are interested in. You can join the online group by click Join Group at the top right.


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Updating Your Notification Preferences

Posted By Paula Bishop, Wednesday, August 1, 2018

One of the first things you might want to do is modify your preferences to control how much email you receive from the system.

  1. Sign in to the site. This will take you to the Social Link area.
  2. If you are already signed in, click on Manage Profile at the top right.
  3. Click on Information and Settings on the left.
  4. In the Preferences tab, check or uncheck the various notification settings as you wish.
  5. Scroll down to the bottom and choose how (and if) you want to received notifications from forums, groups, and Social Link activity.

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Changing Your Password

Posted By Paula Bishop, Friday, July 27, 2018
Updated: Wednesday, August 1, 2018

All current members and those whose memberships only recently expired received an email from the Executive Director with the username and password needed to access the members-only section of the site. If you did not receive that and believe that you are a current member, please contact the Executive Director. 

Follow these steps to change your password:

  1. At the top right, click on “Sign in.”

  2. Enter your username and password. If your membership has recently expired, you will be directed to the renewal page.

  3. Change your password by clicking on the drop down next to your name at the top right. Select “Account + Settings.”

  4. Click on “change” in the Password field.

    You may also change your username on this page, as well as other profile information, such as your address, institution, JSAM mailing preferences, and research interest keywords.

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