Your User Profile is your personal membership page on Britannica Online. When you share your work or contribute to the encyclopedia, your name will link to this profile, making it visible to other members.
To access your User Profile, log in to the Britannica Online Premium site (www.britannica.com). After logging in, click on your name in the upper right corner, and this will take you to the Britannica Dashboard. On the Dashboard page, click the “User Profile” link in the left column.
Uploading a photo is optional on the User Profile page. Click the “Default” button if you prefer a basic profile. If you want to personalize your User Profile page, you can upload a photo by clicking the “Upload” button. In the pop-up window, click “Browse” and select the picture file you want to upload. Click “OK” to upload the photo. The photo will appear on your User Profile.
If you would like to share additional information about yourself, fill in any of the following fields of your User Profile:
Location - This field is where you can enter your city and country.
Institution/Affiliation - This field is where you can list the organizations, establishments, foundations, and schools you are associated with.
Field(s) of Expertise - This field can detail your area of study in a particular subject.
Biographical Information - This field is where you can provide more information about yourself by posting your record of achievements, life experiences, or even your professional résumé.
Interests and Hobbies - This field is where you can describe some of the important things that intrigue and appeal to you or list some of the different activities that you enjoy.
Publications - This field is where you can list the different publications where your work can be found.
Awards and Prizes - This field is where you can list any awards and recognition that you have received.
Personal Web Site - This field is where you can list your personal Web site. This information is visible on your profile and can be viewed and accessed by other Britannica Online members and readers.
Blog - This field is where the URL of your blog is visible on your profile and can be viewed and accessed by other Britannica Online members and readers.
After you have made changes to your User Profile, click the “Save” button at the bottom of the page. To see how your User Profile will appear to other viewers, click the “Preview” button.
To activate your User Profile, check the “Activate my profile” box at the top of the User Profile page.