Oregon State University

Frequently Asked Questions

My Guide

How do I create a custom guide?

  • To start adding listings to your custom guide, click the "+" icon next to the listing you wish to add.
  • You can view the listings in your custom guide by clicking the My Resource Guide link in the right navigation menu.

Why isn't my guide being saved?

  • The Multicultural Resource Guide stores a cookie to determine which listings you have added to your custom guide.
  • A cookie is a small string of text that a website can send to your browser. A cookie cannot retrieve any other data from your hard drive, pass on computer viruses, or capture your email address. Websites use cookies to enhance the user's visit; in general, cookies can securely store a user's ID and password, personalize home pages, identify which parts of a site have been visited, or keep track of selections in a "shopping cart."
  • If you delete the cookie created by the Multicultural Resource Guide, the listings you have added will be lost.

How do I view My Guide?

  • You can view your guide in a web browser by clicking the My Resource Guide link in the right navigation menu.
  • Once you have added one or more listings to your custom guide, when viewing your custom guide, a 'Download' link will be presented in the right navigation menu; click this link to save a printable PDF copy of your custom guide.

Listings

How do I submit a listing?

  • To submit a listing click the Submit a listing menu item in the right navigation menu.
  • Submissions require moderator approval before appearing in the Multicultural Resource Guide.

How do I submit changes to a listing?

  • To suggest changes to a listing, navigate to the listing's detailed view, then click the 'Suggest an update' link.
  • Suggested changes require moderator approval before appearing in the Multicultural Resource Guide.

How do I suggest removal of a listing?

  • To suggest removal of a listing, navigate to the listing's detailed view, then click the 'Suggest removal' link.
  • Suggested removals require moderator approval before being removed from the Multicultural Resource Guide.

What are tags?

  • Tags are a convenient way of organizing listings by keywords in the Multicultural Resource Guide.
  • Each listing is "tagged" with keywords related to that resource.