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Joining Groups

The effective visibility for this content is 'public' (anyone, anywhere can view).
  • It is visible to the content author.
  • It is viewable by members of Commons Project.
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Visibility

The effective visibility for this content is 'public' (anyone, anywhere can view).
  • It is visible to the content author.
  • It is viewable by members of Commons Project.
  • The author has explicitly defined its visibility as public.

Group Edit

Any member of the group(s) containing this item may edit it.

Comments disallowed

Users are not allowed to post any more comments on the item.

When a group organizer sets up a Commons group, he is presented with some options on whether content should be visible outside the group and how membership in the group is to be maintained. If the organizer chooses to manage the membership by invitation only, his actions alone will determine who joins the group. If the organizer chooses to run the group more openly, then an action button with this icon:    will appear in the group's teaser in the Groups Directory and on the group's home page. A visitor who clicks this button will either issue a request for membership to the group's organizers or will become a member outright, depending on the preference of the organizer.

In addition to group content creation privileges, if you become a member of a group, you will automatically be looped in on communications within that group: All messages generated within the group will be added to your personal message queue and in your daily digest. Your avatar will appear in the group membership list and other group members will be able to send email notifications to you through that page. You will be able to request feedback and raise privacy questions to the group organizers and other group content authors.