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Create Collections of Materials

Materials can be organized in a Dossier Account by creating Collections of related materials. These collections can be shared or sent later. For example, create a collection of materials to be used for a specific job application or to gather materials typically used for applying to particular types of positions or fellowships.


Create Collections of Materials

1. Navigate to Add Collection under Collections

Navigation: Collections > Add Collection > Name > Add

  1. Click Collections on the navigation menu.
    Collections selected from the navigation menu
  2. Click Add Collection.
  3. Enter a Name for the Collection.
  4. Click Add when finished.

2a. Add Materials from Collections

  1. Click the Name of the collection to begin adding materials.
  2. Click Add Materials.
  3. Click the checkboxes on the Choose Existing tab to select the desired materials from your Dossier account.
    -  Select the Collections tab to add materials from other collections created.
    -  Select the Add New File tab to upload a new file from the computer.
  4. Click Add when finished.

2b. Add materials from the Materials page

  1. Click Materials on the Dossier navigation menu.
     Materials selected on navigation
  2. Select the checkboxes of one or more files in the list desired to add to a collection. A new button will appear to the right of the page.
  3. Select the desired collection (or create a new one) to add the materials from the Add To dropdown.
    Add To dropdown with list of collections and a Create New Collection button at the bottom of the dropdown

Select the tabs below to view more information on different actions to take within a collection.

Add Tags

It may be useful to create and add tags to materials so they are easy to find, to create reminders, or for any other purpose.


Remove Materials

  1. On the My Materials page, select the checkboxes of one or more files in the list desired to remove. A new button will appear to the right of the page.
  2. Click Archive.
  3. Click Archive to confirm your decision.

    When archiving materials from a collection, they are not being removed from Dossier. The materials will remain in the list under My Materials and will remain in other collections.


Edit Name/Delete

  1. Click Collections on the navigation menu.
  2. Select Rename or Delete from the Select dropdown adjacent to the desired collection.

Deleting a collection will not remove the materials it contains from your Dossier account.


Share/Receive Feedback

Check out this article on how to Share and Receive Feedback on Dossier Materials for more information.

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