Becoming a PARADISEC User & Depositor

Becoming a user is necessary for viewing files within a collection and for depositing materials with PARADISEC.  

Simply go to the catalog page to sign up:


If you have already signed up as a user, this is also where you sign in. To sign up as a user, you need to provide your name, email. and a password.


Once you select sign up, the following message pops up:  

“A message with a confirmation link has been sent to your email address. Please open the link to activate your account.”

Content of automated email:

“Welcome Juliacolleen!

You have just signed up for an account with the PARADISEC catalog.

Before you can log into the system, we require you to confirm your account email through the link below:

Confirm my account

If you are unable to click on the link, copy and paste this into your browser, to confirm your account:

Once you have confirmed your account you can log in here:

The Conditions of Access are attached below for your reference. Please take the time to familiarise yourself with them.”

At this point you should read over the Conditions of Access. As a PARADISEC user and depositor, you need to familiarise yourself with what is expected of you when you want to access someone else’s material and what you, as a depositor, can expect from people who want to access material you have deposited.


Once you have clicked on the “Confirm my account” link, you are directed back to the catalog, where you can see that you are logged in and now have a collector’s dashboard.

Your account has been successfully confirmed. You are now signed in.

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