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ISSUU tutorial - Embed your student journal files to your Wiki page

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    01Login to Issuu

    Go to http://issuu.com and sign in.

    If you havent already got an issuu account, you will need to create one.

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    02Go to My Library

    The link to your library can be found in a drop-down menu in the upper right hand corner of the issuu home page, underneath your

    username.

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    03Upload your Document

    Once in the library, you can upload a new journal document. The journal does not need to be complete before you upload it, as

    you will be able to update the revision later.

    The upload button is located in the upper right corner.

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    04Select and Describe Your File

    Use the browse button to select the file you would like to upload.

    The upload window also contains a series of descriptive fields which need to be completed before you can upload your file.

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    05Check and Confirm Upload Options

    Scroll down and check all the available upload options. In particular, you should ensure your document is viewable to the

    public, and that downloads are enabled.

    Once all your settings are correct, click Upload!

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    06Upload!

    After you click the Upload button, a progress bar will appear, followed by a bar that says Preparing your document. It may take issuu a little while to finalise your upload, so be patient!

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    07Upload Complete

    When your upload has been finalised you will be presented with the option to advertise your document.

    This is a paid option, and not necessary for this studio.

    We recommend you select No Thanks.

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    08Preview Your Document

    It is a good idea to preview your document before embedding it onto LMS. To preview, click on the document in the My Library

    page and select Open. A new browser window will appear containing your issuu document.

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    09Get Embed Your Code

    To get the code required to embed your document within the LMS Wiki, click the Get Embed Code button.

    This button is located below the document preview.

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    10Review Embed Settings

    Once the Embed this Publication dailogue box appears, scroll down and review the embed settings.

    You have the option to control the page layout, size, first page and background colour of your embedded document.

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    11Copy the Embed Code

    When you are happy with your settings, scroll up and ensure that the menu on the left hand side says HTML.

    Select and copy (Ctrl+C) all text within the Get embed code field.

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    12Go to the LMS Wiki

    A Wiki for this unit has already been created on LMS. To access the Wiki, login to LMS and go to the Wiki tab.

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    13Create Your Wiki Page

    Add a new Wiki page for your work by clicking the Add New Page button. Your page name must be your student

    number, followed by your full name., as demonstrated below.

    Ensure your page is stored within the correct tutorial group!

    You may have already created your WIKI page in this case simply click on your page then click EDIT

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    14Turn HTML Editor On

    Once your new page has been created, you will be taken automatically to the Edit window.

    Turn the HTML Editor on by clicking the button indicated below.

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    15Paste Embed Code

    When the HTML Editor is turned on, a new dialog box will appear.

    Paste (Ctrl+V) the embed code from your issuu document into the HTML Source Editor and then click Update.

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    16Save and Exit

    Once the HTML Source Code has been updated, click Save and Exit; to save your changes and return to your Wiki preview page.

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    17Congratulations!

    Your Journal is now embedded on your LMS Wiki page.

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    18Updating your Document

    When you are ready to upload a new version of your document, return to the My Library page on Issuu.

    Ensure the previous revision of your document is selected in the library, and then go to More > Update Document.

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    19Overwrite Links

    An error dialogue box will appear stating that your updated document will have a different link to the original revision. You will

    therefore need to update the embed code in the LMS Wiki.

    Click Continue.

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    20Insert Revised Document

    Browse for and insert your new revision, as per previous uploads.

    You may wish to change some of the description fields at this point, but please ensure your sharing options remain the same so

    that your document is downloadable.

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    21Upload Revised Document

    After clicking the Upload button your document should begin uploading, as per the original revision.

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    22Check My Library

    When yur upload is complete, check the document thumbnail in My Library. The thumbnail should now reflect your new revision.

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    23Get the NEW Embed Code

    Repeat steps 9 to 11 of this tutorial and copy the embed code for the new document revision (Ctrl+C).

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    24Broken Links on LMS

    When you return to LMS having updated your document you will notice that an error appears on your Wiki page stating

    that the document cannot be found.

    You will need to replace the old embed code with the new code.

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    25Paste NEW Embed Code

    Edit your Wiki page, and return to the HTML Editor.

    Select all text within the HTML Source Editor dialogue box (Ctrl+A) and delete it, then paste the new embed code (Ctrl+V)

    into the empty dialogue box. Click Update.

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    26Save and Exit

    Once your HTML Embed Code has been updated, click Save and Exit

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    27Document Update Complete!

    Your updated document should now be correctly embedded on your LMS Wiki page.