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-====== ​Introduction and site map ======+====== ​Organisation of the Library ​======
  
-**Dobrodošli! Welcome!** 
  
-Virtual South Slavic Literature Library is a starting point of choice for readers of on-line South Slavic literature. Spanning the Balkan states of Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia ​and Herzegovina,​ Serbia, Montenegro and Macedonia by virtue of language similarities,​ the library does not attempt to follow national borders but builds around a unique author index, underlining in this way the multicultural flair of the region.+===== Usage concepts ​Readers ​and Editors =====
  
-====== Structure ======+This library is a **restricted Wiki system**, which means that not everyone is permitted to do everything. Here are the **access possibilities**:​
  
-South Slavic Literature ​Library ​consists ​of the following areas:+  * **Anonymous reader:** As long as you do not create your username and password through a registration process, you are an anonymous reader. As such, you may only browse the Library ​pages, but can not make any changes to them. You can, however: 
 +    * Participate in discussions on discussion and user talk pages. 
 +  * **Registered reader:** After you register and subsequently log in using your username and password, you are a registered reader. (//See below how to become a registered reader.//) You are still not able to change the contents ​of the most of the pages, but you can additionally (if you wish): 
 +    * Create/edit __your "talk page"​__,​ so that others can communicate with you by leaving you messages there (note the **"​mytalk"​** link in the right upper corner). 
 +    * Edit __your own "user page"​__ (after it has been created by administrator) for informing the others about yourself (note the **"<​yournick>"​** link in the right upper corner), 
 +  * **Editor:** Editors are keeping the Library alive. Ideally, an editor is a person interested in keeping a group of pages up to date. Editors can change most of the pages. (//See below how to become an editor.// Some users become promoted to an editor without even knowing it.) 
 +  * **Supereditor:​** A supereditor has a full control over most of the pages. 
 +  * **Administrator:​** Administrator has a full control over all aspects of the Library.
  
-  * [[introduction:start|Introduction]] contains ​the basic information about the concept and structure ​of the Library, the way in which you can participate in keeping ​the content of the Library up to dateetc..+ 
-  * [[collections:​start|Collections]] contains links on sites that store on-line accessible literature texts+===== Becoming a registered reader ===== 
-  * [[authors:​start|Authors]] is the main author index of this library+ 
-  * [[magazines:​start|Magazines]] contains links on sites that present Balkan periodica which have literature ​in their scope. +Do the following to become a registered reader: 
-  ​[[knowledgebase:​start|Knowledge base]] contains information on South Slavic characters, information about some useful Software tools, etc... + 
-  ​* [[wiki:​dokuwiki|Wiki ​about DokuWiki]] contains information on the technology behind this library ​and how to use it.+  - Go to the __**Login link**__ (the upper right corner ​of every page); 
 +  - On the page that opens thenfind and click on the __**Register link**__; 
 +  - In this way you come to the page //"​Register as new user"//​. There you should enter the username which suits you the bestyour full given and family names and finally (third input field) your valid e-mailClick on the __**Register button**__; 
 +  ​- In the following minutes an automatically generated password will be sent to the e-mail address you have provided. After receiving it, use the __**Login link**__ once more and enter your user name and password ​on the login pageClick the __**Login button**__ there; 
 +  ​**Remember to logout** before leaving ​the Library
 + 
 + 
 +===== Becoming an editor ===== 
 + 
 +If you have some spare time, if you are particularly interested ​in some of the pages, if you want to keep them up to date, then **demand to become an editor!** 
 + 
 +  ​[[library@borut.eu|Contact the administrator]] Include your user name and any details you deem of some relevance. 
 +  - Wait a bit for the reply - the chances are good it will be positive
 +  - **Login** under your usual user name. Most of the pages will now be editable. 
 +  - Act responsibly ​and in the best interest of everyone. 
 +  - Remember ​to logout before leaving the Library. 
 + 
 +**Thank you!**