How to Submit an Item to H-Kentucky

To post an item to H-Kentucky, you must first subscribe to the H-Kentucky network.

  • If you do not have an H-Net account, then...
    1. Visit http://networks.h-net.org/user/register and create a free H-Net account.
    2. If you have an H-Net account, log in and select H-Kentucky from the list of networks  at  http://networks.h-net.org/networks. Click "subscribe" to request a subscription. (Note: Please make sure that you have included basic data in your H-Net profile. To do so, select "Profile" from the pull-down menue in the top right corner. Please include:
    • Academic or organizational affiliation (if applicable)
    • Field(s) of interest

After your subscription has been accepted, you will be able to submit a post to H-Kentucky.

  • If you have an H-Net account, but are not subscribed to H-Kentucky, then...
  1. If you have an account, log in and select H-Kentucky from the list of networks  at  http://networks.h-net.org/networks.
  2. Click "subscribe" to request a subscription. Let the network editors know if you are interested in being a new blogger or starting up or supporting a particular project already going. Meanwhile, you will receive email notifications of what is being submitted on H-Kentucky. After your subscription has been accepted, you will be able to submit a post, link, or other kind of resource to the H-Kentucky network.

If you are already subscribed to H-Kentucky, follow these steps to contribute to the network.

  1. Go to http://networks.h-net.org/my-hnet and log in.
  2. If you have forgotten your password, go to https://networks.h-net.org/user/password to request a new one. Enter the email address associated with your H-Net account. You will receive an email with a password reset link.
  3. In the widget "Recent Discussions in Your Networks" you should see previous posts from H-Kentucky. Click on the H-Kentucky hyperlink in one of those preview panes. Or you can select H-Kentucky from the "My Networks" tab at the top of the page.
  4. Choose the kind of contribution you want to make:
    • Regular Discussion Post: For a regular post you can click on the orange button, "Start a Discussion with Fellow Scholars."
    • Link to a Digital Resource: Create an entry that guides H-Kentucky readers to a good online resource. Click on "Links" in the top row of tabs, and click on the orange button, "Add a Link"
    • Digital Resources, such as images, videos, slides, documents/pdf files, spreadsheets: When you want to attach a file to a post or embed an image in a post, you'll need to upload that file first. Click on "Resources" in the top row of tabs, then in the bottom right nav bar you should see the orange button to "Add a Resource"
  5. Create your content then add a title/subject line and at least one tag (a keyword describing the content/subject of your message)
  6. Click "Preview" to make sure it looks the way you want it to publish. You can make modifications still at this stage. Please avoid adding any personal information that you don't want seen in the World Wide Web - our network entries get picked up very easily by Internet search engines!
  7. Now click "Submit to editor" to submit your entry to the H-Kentucky network editors for moderation.

If you want to reply to an entry already published on H-Kentucky, then follow these steps.

  1. At the bottom of each e-mail notifivation you will find the option "Read more or reply". Clicking this link takes you to the post.
  2. if you get an "access denied",  do not panic. This means that you are not logged into H-Net Commons. Just log in and continue.
  3. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and enter your reply into the text-field.Use the formatting options of the text editor to add features to your message.
  4. Click "Submit to editor" to submit your message.

If you have a special type of contribution for the Kentucky Woman Suffrage Project, see the directions available at these pages: