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How To Use

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What is
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Scribd is a digital
library and e-
book and
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audiobook
subscription
service that
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includes one
million titles.
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Scribd was called
"the YouTube for
documents,"
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allowing anyone
to self-publish
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on the site using
its document
reader.
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The document
reader
turns PDFs, Word
documents, and
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PowerPoints into
Web documents
that can be
shared
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on any website
that allows
embeds.
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Lets get started
using Scribd.
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On your desktop,

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Double click on your
browser icon.

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Or on your task bar,

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Click on your browser icon.

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Your browser opens.

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Type Scribd in the search
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Click the search icon.

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Click the link scribd.com

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Scribd website opens.

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Lets sign up to
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Click here to start.

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3. You can use your email
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For this tutorial,
lets sign up using
the email address.
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Type your name.

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Type your email address.

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Type your password.

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Keep this ticked for updates.

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Click Sign Up.

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Click here to go to free
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Or continue to fill in the
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If you avail of the
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Read the warning.

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For this tutorial,
lets use Scribd
for free.
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Click here to go to free
account.

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Your Scribd account opens.

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Hover your mouse here to
add information.

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Click Account Settings

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Your account settings page
opens.

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It contains your Sign In Info
and

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your Profile Info.

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In your Sign In Info, you can
change your password.

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You can change your email
notification.

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You can connect your
Facebook account.

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In your Profile Info, you can
add your photo.

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Click here to upload your
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You can choose any of
these to get your image.

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You can drag a file here.

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Or click here to select one
file.

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Lets use this option, click
here.

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Click on the photo to
upload.

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Click Open

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Click on your photo to crop.

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Click Save

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Click Save here

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Your uploaded photo now
appears here

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and here too.

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You can write something
about yourself.

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How to upload
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On the top right page, click
Upload.

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click here.

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Click Select Documents to
Upload.

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Or drag and drop the file.

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Below are some of the
supported file types.

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Click the file to upload.

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Click Open.

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Wait for the upload to finish.

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Type the title.

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Write a description.

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Click Done

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You can share it to your
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You can share it by email.

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You can share it by
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Or click View to see it in your
Scribd account.

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For this tutorial,
lets click View.
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Click View to see it in your
Scribd account.

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Your uploaded file appears

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Click here to Upload
Additional Documents

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Click on the file to upload.

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Click Open.

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Your upload is successful.

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How to increase
your
Discoverability
Score.
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What is
Discoverability
Score?
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Discoverability
Score tells you
how easy it would
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for others to find
your documents.
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The more
information you
provide,
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and the more
detailed the
information is,
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the higher your
score will be.
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Hover your mouse over your
photo.

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Click Uploads

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Click one of the uploaded
files.

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Click Edit document

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Click here

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This is your current
Discoverability Score

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Lets increase your
Discoverability Score

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Scroll down to see
Categorization.

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Click the down arrow to see
list.

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Click on the nearest
category in the list.

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Type in as many tags
separated by commas.

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Examples of tags:

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See the increase in
Discoverability Score.

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Click Save

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A message will appear
below.

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Lets set readers
permissions.
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Set reader
permissions
control what the
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public can do
with your
documents.
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Click Set Reader Permissions

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Click on the boxes to
uncheck.

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For this tutorial,
lets uncheck the
following:
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Click on the boxes to
uncheck.

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The selected boxes is
unchecked.

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Click Save

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Click Back to Uploads.

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