How to Contribute

Help Index > How to Contribute

1. Registration in the LHA Portal

In order to create an LHA account, you have to click the Register button in the top right corner of the LHA web page.

It will take you to a screen where you need provide

  • A Login name (can be your real name, or another appropriate name)
  • An email address
  • A password for your account

On completion, click the Register button below the form.

You will then be taken to a screen where you have to enter further information. We require the following information:

  • First Name
  • Last Name
  • Your email address, which should be automatically populated from the previous screen.
  • ORCID ID – if you do not have an ORCID you will need to register for one here http://orcid.org/

Information that is required is indicated with a red star.

If your project is already in the LHA please select it from the drop down menu. The same applies for your institution.

After you have registered the rest of your information, in most installations of SEEK, you will need to activate your account. You will receive an email in the email account you have provided.


2. Register/Contribute a Publication

To register a publication in LHA you need to log into your LHA-Account.

The Create button should be visible in the navigation bar. Go to Create > Publication

It will take you to a screen where you can choose between registration with PubMed-ID (PMID), manual entry or file import.

Registration by PubMed-ID

This is the default way. You need to provide:

  • PubMed-ID
  • choose a existing Project

After clicking the Fetch button, LHA will retrieve the information from Pubmed.

Now click the button Register and your publication will be registered.

The next screen leads you to the editing of the dependencies of the publications. (read more in section 3)

Manually registration of a Publication

The second way to register a publication is the manually one.

You need to provide:

  • a project
  • DOI number
  • title
  • list of authors
  • abstract
  • maybe journal or other publication platform
  • maybe citation
  • published Date

By filling in a DOI number you can fetch the related data by clicking on the button Crossref. It will automatically fill in the fetched data.

Authors are added by tipping the first letters of the author’s last name.
In the appearing List you can pick an already known author or a registered person.
A known author is an author how is already related to other publications but not registered in LHA as a person.

If the author is not in the list fill in the name in publication style and click on the name under New Author.

Registered authors will be linked to their author profiles.

After filling in all your related information clicking the button Create.

The next screen leads you to the editing of the dependencies of the publications. (read more in section 3)

Import by file

The third and last way to register a publication is by uploading a bibtex-file.

The bibtex can contain one or many entries of publications.

You only need to provide the related projects for these publications.

After clicking the button Import first, the first entry will be imported and the editing screen will show up. (read more in section 3)

By clicking the button Import all, all entries will be imported and no editing screen will be shown.
If you want to edit the publications, go to My items in your account in the right corner of the screen.

There you can pick the item you want to edit from the list.

To get to the editing mode select the button Manage Publication under the Administration drop down menu.

The next Screen leads you to the editing of the dependencies of the publications. (read more in section 3)


3. Editing Publications

By entering the edit mode of a specific publication (as described in the previous sections) you can manage the meta data of the publication.

  • Under Project you can add some more projects or remove existing relations.
  • Associate Authors is a list of all the authors related to the publication. LHA is suggesting the author based on existing, registered authors in the database. If there is a wrong or missing suggestion, pick the correct one by writing first letters of the last name from the list.

  • Under Summary you can write a short summary of the main facts of this publication.
  • Reference specifies a HTML link if there is no DOI or PubMed entry.
  • Human Diseases related to a publication can be assigned by selecting the HDO phrase of the list or by typing the first Letters.

Events, Investigations, Studies, Assays, Data files, Models, Presentations and Documents can also be associated to the publications. These entities must be created before being referenced.

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