How to: Upload Materials to Your Dossier Account

You can store a variety of materials in your Dossier account including letters of recommendation, supporting documents such as CV's and cover letters, and examples of your writing and research.

We accept a range of file types and formats including videos, and links to webpages, and we provide a set of tools to help you organize your materials.

Other useful articles: We've created an entire section of help articles on how to Add Materials to Your Dossier as well as a section of articles covering how to Manage Your Dossier Materials.

Upload document files

1. To get started, click "Materials" on your navigation bar.

Click Materials

2. Click Add Files on the My Materials page

Click Add File on your Dossier Materials page

3. Drag & drop or browse to upload your materials

You can add multiple files at one time.

Drag & drop or browse to upload files

4. Select the type of material for each file you are uploading

Drag & drop or browse to upload fiSelect the type of material for each file you are uploading

5. Choose the material type from the dropdown menu

Choose the material type from the dropdown menu

6. Give your files titles that will make them easy to find in your Dossier

Give your file a title to help identify it in your Dossier

7. Click "Add"

Click "Add"

The uploaded material will appear in your Dossier

Depending on the size of the file, it will take a few moments for our system to convert your document. You may need to refresh your browser to update the status. When it's finished, the Status will change from Converting to Received.  

See here for more information on document and requested letter statuses.

The document will appear in your Dossier with the status "Converting," as shown below
Add videos and webpages

We support linking to webpages in your Dossier. The links you add will display in the document reader.  

See here for instructions on How to: Link to Webpages in Your Dossier

We currently support linking to videos with YouTube and Vimeo URLs. You cannot embed videos into a PDF document.

See here for instructions on How to: Add Youtube and Vimeo Videos to Your Dossier

Preview materials

You can click the file title to preview it in your browser and view a history of changes

You can click the file title to preview it in your browser and view a history of changes

The preview displays how your material will appear to reviewers:

You can click the file title to preview it in your browser and view a history of changes
View a history of changes made to the document

From the preview you can click the History tab to view a history of changes made to the document.

Click the "History" tab to view a history of changes made to the document
Rename your materials

If you want to rename a document, you can do so when you are adding it to a delivery or Interfolio Faculty Search application. 

Click the title to preview your document

Click the title to preview your document

You can edit the title from the Details tab of the document preview page

You can edit the title from the document preview page

Rename your Confidential Letters

Renaming your Confidential Letters

2. Click to View Details  for the document you want to rename

Click on the View Details document for the relevant document

3. Click the in the Title box to modify the title

Click the in the Title box to modify it

4. When finished editing the title, scroll down in the left pane of the preview and click the Save button

When finished editing the title of the document, click on the Save button