Establishing a SelectedWorks Site:

SelectedWorks pages are currently available to faculty associated with UTK.

  1. Getting started: Log in to your Account
    • Go to //; click the Start Your SelectedWorks Site button in the sidebar.
    • If you already have a bepress account, log in with your email address and password. If you don’t have an account, click Sign up under "Create new account". Fill out the subsequent form. After creating a new account, you will receive a confirmation email. Please click on the link in the email to confirm and activate your account. This link will take you directly to the next step in the site-build process.
    • If you already have a bepress account, the page following your login will prompt you to request an access code. You may use this option, but an easier way is to contact Trace directly to request the code. You can do so by emailing the . Please put "SelectedWorks Author Access Code Request" in the subject line.
  2. Select Your Site’s URL
    • The URL always begins with //, but the section of the URL used to identify your site can be changed by editing the text in the box.
    • Identify Your Institution
    • If an institution is associated with your account, it will be displayed here. Verify the institution is correct and continue on to the next step. Otherwise, enter you institution’s name, click Find my institution, and select your institution from the options on the list.
  3. Pick Your Academic Field(s)
    • Select one of more academic fields that apply to your area of study.
  4. Agreement to Terms of Service & Privacy Policy
    • Click the links for the "Terms of Service" and "Privacy Policy" that appears at the bottom of the page, and read them before continuing. Click the check box to indicate your agreement.
  5. Build Your Site Now
    • Click the "Build Site Now" button, and within a matter of seconds, your basic site will be compiled and ready for you to preview. At this time, your site will also be automatically updated and viewable to the public.
  6. Automatic Population of Content (optional)
    • After building your site, the SelectedWorks Site Building scans through the thousands of documents in the ResearchNow system and compiles a list of documents that appear to have you as an author. (If no such documents are found, the system will take you to the next step.)
      1. Skim through the list to verify that the found documents should appear on your SelectedWorks site.
      2. Click the title of the paper to view it.
      3. Uncheck any papers that should not be included.
      4. Click "Include document(s) in my SelectedWorks site", and your site will be instantly populated with the works you have selected.