To access MyRSC you will first need to register. Visit http://my.rsc.org click the register button, enter your details and submit.
To complete registration, follow the steps and personalise your profile and account settings.
Once you are registered and logged into MyRSC you are free to explore the site. This Quick Start Guide should help you find what you need on the site. But if you need further assistance, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Once you have logged in; you will first view your homepage.
Under the Navigation Bar there are some useful links in the sub navigation where you can edit your account.
The Navigation Bar is the easiest way to move around the site. The Navigation Bar is located at the top of every page and is the same as the one below. The upper row of tabs will direct you to the main sections of MyRSC; the lower row of tabs allow you to perform various tasks within each of the main sections. This lower row of tabs change according to which page you are on and are explained in each section of the Quick start guide.
|Home Edit your account settings, view recent activity on MyRSC||Groups A home for those with similar interests to organise events, discuss and share resources||Forum Leave questions and messages on a range of topics||Blogs Browse the MyRSC blogs||Events Find public events in both calendar and listing formats|
|Resources Access photos, files, videos and volunteer resources||Careers Here RSC members can access a wide range of careers advice and support||Talk Chemistry The home of the online community for chemistry teachers||e-Membership an online only membership offered by the RSC|
The Contacts tab, located under the MyRSC navigation tab, allows you to search for other MyRSC members. You can also see which other users are currently online.
It also possible to search for members of MyRSC using the search box located in the black bar which runs across the top of every page.
To add a friend or colleague as a contact on MyRSC, firstly click on their profile and then click Add as Contact (located underneath their profile picture).
Being a member of MyRSC you have the ability to control exactly what sort of automated email alerts you receive from the site.
To access your settings, please do the following:
1) Click on My Account (this tab is above your profile picture on the MyRSC home page)
2) Then click on the notification tab which will take you to the page which shows you your notification settings for the site as a whole.
For example- if you 'untick' the box next to 'email me when I am invited or activity happens in a group that I am a member of', then you will not get any automated emails from any of your groups on MyRSC, regardless of what your settings may be within those groups.
Please remember to save your changes before you leave this page.
If you are a member of one or more groups on MyRSC, you can also choose what automated alerts you receive from each group you are a member of.
To alter these alerts, click on settings in the Groups Navigation section on the left hand side of your group homepage. Here you will see that you can turn your own personal settings on or off for the various alerts that have been selected for your group. Changing these settings here will only affect you and no-one else in your group.
Groups are a great way for you to build a community around shared interests, events and ideas.
To find groups, search the groups using the search box, or browse via the Groups tab on the Navigation Bar. Here you will find a tab called My Groups, where you can view groups you've joined or set up.
To become an active member of a group you must first click the Join button in the top right of the group page.
You can then edit your notifications so that you receive an email to inform you when new posts, documents and events are added. Click settings in the Group Navigation block on each group page to adjust these.
On each group homepage there are several useful blocks of information.
The Navigation block contains the following links:
The Group Admin button is very important. After updating each tab please remember to press Save and Continue before editing the next section:
Resources is home to MyRSC resources including photos, files and videos. If you are a member of committees and local sections, or a volunteer for the benevolent fund and the younger member networks then Resources is the access point for the Volunteer Resources area. To browse Files, Videos and Photos follow the onscreen links. If you would like to upload content then click on Manage My Files on the left hand side.