When you request an abstract, you will create a form on your event‘s page which enables interested parties to submit their abstract online.
To Request an Abstract:
In your event section
Edit the event that you are looking to request an abstract for
- Once you have enabled your abstracts Enabling Abstracts for your Event
In your event, go to the event dashboard, click on abstracts and "Abstract Requests"
- Click on Add Request
- Fill in the Form.
Dates: the open and close dates, and times, for the registration. Note: your Abstract Request will not be visible on your site until the starting date/time. Requests will still be visible on your site after the closing date, but will be shown as ”closed“ and authors will not be able to submit abstracts.
Types: The type of submission this abstract is for. Choose from Standard, or Custom and indicate what Custom Type you require.
Template: you may like to provide a template you want the abstract to be presented as. You can upload the template by clicking on Browse and following the prompts.
Format Accepted: the type of file you want submitted. Choose from Text, Word doc or PDF.
Length: the required word count or length of the abstract.
Blind Review: whether or not reviewers can see who the abstract was submitted by. If you select "Yes" the reviewer will not be able to view the author's name.
Has themes: You may like to have a particular theme for your abstract request. Select "Yes" if this is the case and follow the prompts to create a theme.
Scoring Criteria: You can add scoring criteria to the abstract request. To do this you must first save your abstract request. Then follow the steps below in To Add Scoring Criteria to your Abstract Request.
Submission Guidelines: the guidelines for the abstract.
You can add as many Requests for Abstracts as you need for each of your events.
To Add Scoring Criteria to your Abstract Request:
- Click Edit next to the Request for Abstract that you want to add the scoring criteria to.
- Click on Scoring Criteria.
- Click on Add Criteria
- Type in the criteria's description and click Save.
- When you have added all the criteria click Close.
- Click Save
Follow the above steps to add as many criteria as you need.
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