Navigating This Site

Whether you are a computer expert or novice, you may need some guidance on using this Web site. This document will provide you with an overview of site mechanics, including how to get from one place to another. Two additional tip sheets, Participating in On-Line Events and Using the Discussion Area, will orient you to issues associated with actual participation.

There are several ways to move around this Web site. When you enter the site, you will automatically arrive on the Homepage. Here you will find brief instructions for what to do and where to go first in order to orient yourself to the event. These instructions include links that you will be asked to follow.

 Using Links to Get Around: As you read through the event, you will
encounter links that can connect you to related materials and resources. Links will always appear as underlined blue or purple (depending on your browser) text, like this: I am a link.
 
 Using the Menu at the Side of Your Screen to Get Around: If you
look to the left side of your screen, you will notice a yellow sidebar that lists each main section of the event Web site. Just click on one of the titles to travel to that page. The page you are currently on will be indicated by an arrow. When you travel to different materials found within a main section of the Web site, a link in the sidebar will allow you to return to the main section. For example, clicking on the link in the sidebar to the left will take you to the main Resources & Links page.

 Using the Yellow Box at the Bottom of Your Screen to Get Around:
Clicking on the yellow box at the bottom of your screen will return you to the main page of that event section. For example, clicking on the box at the bottom of this page will take you to the main Resources & Links page.


Whatever method you choose to navigate this Web site, you can always use the "Back" button on your browser to return to the last document you were reading.