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New Project

This guide explains how to generate a new project for a collection microsite. Projects can be generated by registered users with administrator or editor rights.

How do I open this page?
  1. Sign in to your LibCrowds account.
  2. Click your username at the right of the naviation bar.
  3. Select Project Admin from the dropdown menu.
  4. Select New Project from the dashboard menu on the left-hand side.

A screenshot of the collection volumes admin page
A screenshot of the collection volumes admin page

If you can't find a suitable template or volume for the type of project that you would like to create please get in touch by clicking the email icon in the page footer. We can then help you to locate the items you're after, or design the required templates.

Creating a project

Open the new projects page by signing into your LibCrowds account, clicking your username on the navigation bar at the top right of the screen and selecting Project Admin, then New Project.

The instructions on the new projects page will guide you through the creation process. The steps are outlined as follows:

1. Choose a colleciton microsite

Locate the collection microsite that the project should appear on and click the Select button.

Adding collections

Collections are created by administrators (see the New Collection guide). If you don't have administrator rights and you think a new collection is required you can get in touch by clicking the email icon in the footer of any page.

2. Choose a template

Locate the template that the project should be generated from and click the Select button.

Adding templates

See the Project Templates for more information about how to create new templates.

3. Choose a volume

Locate the volume that the project should be generated from and click the Select button.

Adding volumes

The available volumes for a collection can be set by administrators (see the Collection Volumes guide). If you don't have administrator rights and you would like to request a new volume you can get in touch by clicking the email icon in the footer of any page.

4. Choose the project's tags

Select some tags to help the project be more easily located, then click the Next button.

Adding tags

The available tags for a collection can be set by administrators (see the Collection Tags guide). If you don't have administrator rights and you would like to request an new tag you can get in touch by clicking the email icon in the page footer.

5. Confirm

When the Create button is clicked the project will be generated. If the project is to contain a large amount of tasks you will recieve an email when the process is complete.