Create a New User

In certain situations, it may be necessary to create a user account in your Stewardship Management system. Although it is recommended that you generally allow new users to use the Sign Up or Sign In pages to establish their own accounts, you may need to establish an account prior to an individual using Stewardship Management for the first time. For example, you can create new administrators who do not necessarily need to sign up for an account.

Note: If you are using LDAP or Single Sign-on authentication for your Stewardship Management system, instruct Administrative users to sign in with their campus credentials.

To create an account on behalf of another individual:

  1. Select Site, Users, Create New.

  2. Enter the following information:

  • Display Name: The person's name

  • Primary Email: The primary email address at which the user will receive emails from the system.

    Note: This address may be overwritten by the email address on file with your institution the next time the user signs into the system.

  • Email Aliases: This information is ideal when creating new accounts for faculty or staff. You can include additional valid email addresses for the individual, which will (a) consolidate reference requests to the various email addresses under the same account and/or (b) consolidate reviewing assignments that may have been initiated for the various email addresses under the same account.

  • Administrative Role: To give the user administrator access, select the role — either System Administrator or IT Administrator. If creating a new System Administrator, you'll have the option to place the new user into a scope.

3. Select Create User.

If a UID has not been provided (or has not been requested, for Local and Whitelist authentication systems), the Invitation Instructions email communication is sent to the specified email address. This email contains a confirmation link to help the user claim their new account.

If the user has difficulty claiming the account you have created for them, see Troubleshooting Sign-in Issues.