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Publishing research on the DXARTS' website

To publish a new research item on the DXARTS website first login to the CMS using your UW ID. Then on the top bar click Add Content. This will open a page with a list of content types you can add, click on Research or Creative Work

Research Type

Please check only ONE of these categories. For instance, if this is an an artwork select Creative Work; if this is something you published (book, CD, paper, etc.) select the corresponding category under Publications. The Technology category should be only used for software or hardware you developed, NOT for artworks  (even if they used this technology). For publishing PhD dissertations or Master Thesis use those categories under Graduate. Using the correct Research Type will make it easier for people to browse and find your work.

Status of Research or Work 

Use Completed/published for works you have finished and have already presented or published. Ongoing should be use for long-term projects, for instance, for software you developed and you keep maintaining. You could use the Forthcoming category for a paper you are about to publish or a piece you will present in the near future. The In progress category indicates this item is research you are currently working on but that hasn't been presented or published yet.

Short Title

This is the title that will appear on the project’s page. Short titles will be also used instead of full citation wherever space is limited, for instance in this table:­work

NOTE: Publications & Recordings
It makes sense to indicate the type of media used for publications such as CDs or DVDs by using square brackets. This information needs to be included
as a part of the short title, since there isn’t a separate field for it. For instance:

On Space [CD] (2012)
Sequence, dir. Robert Sowa [DVD] (2008)

To see the whole list of Publications and Recordings visit:­recordings

Full Citation

This is a full bibliographic entry and the system does not enforce any particular formats. For publications, MLA format is recommended, but not required.

For instance:
On Space, for percussion sextet and 3D electronic sound, Juan Pampin (2005)

Convex Mirror, public art installation by Robert Twomey. South Lake Union, Seattle (December 2013 ­ February 2014).

Trębacz, Ewa. "Depth Modulation: Composing Motion in Immersive Audiovisual Spaces". Organised Sound 17.2 (2012): 156­162. Print.

NOTE: It could be a good idea to look at the full list of creative projects and check how your selected format looks compared to other entries on that page:


Publications and projects are usually sorted by date (year) . If no year is provided, most displays will list the status (forthcoming, ongoing, or in progress).  You should use four digits for the year, for example: 2023.

Images/Video/Audio in your Research Profile

There are four tabs in the “media” section of the interface:
1) Image display ­ this is the “general” image display option. You can think about it as a 
“default” way of displaying images for your project. This selection is specific just to that project, you can choose a different option for other projects.

For instance, choosing “Large (first)” will display a large image on the top of your project page:­-work/errai

Example of “Medium (first)”:­-work/space

2) Images, ­ this is where you can upload images for your project. The first image in the list will be used as a default “icon” to represent your project in other lists. Use the “Manual Crop” option to select a style to crop your image for the purposes of such lists (for instance you may want to center the image, or select a part of the image).


  • Files must be less than 4 MB.
  • Images must be larger than 350x200 pixels.
  • Allowed file types: png gif jpg jpeg.
  • If you upload multiple images, they will be displayed as a slideshow, and “View Gallery” link will appear under the image on the project page.
  • Please note that the slide show on the DXARTS home page is now curated. Images from your research projects won’t automatically show in the home page slideshow but we will be picking images from your projects to curate this page.

3)  Audio and Video: ­ you can insert links to YouTube, Vimeo and SoundCloud here.

4)  Inline images: ­ while inline images are allowed, these can be a little more tricky to align and display correctly on the page than those included in the slideshows.

IMPORTANT: if you edit content within any of these tabs, you still need to SAVE all of these changes (“Save” button on the very bottom of the page). Just making changes in these tabs won’t actually save them to your profile.

People Involved

List authors and project leads in this field. If you’re including anyone in this field that has a DXARTS web profile, be sure to use the auto­completed name (you’ll notice a number ID appended to it). This ensures it will link to their profile on the site. If a person involved doesn’t have a DXARTS web account, you can simply type the name and it will be listed unlinked.

NOTE: If you’re the only author or the project lead, include only YOURSELF in the People Involved tab. This ensures that only your name shows up in the list of research projects on your profile page. Also note that if you don’t tag yourself in your project, it will not show in your profile, and your name won’t be displayed on these pages:­-work­-recordings

Many projects involve a number of collaborative partners (technical leads, lighting design, performers, etc. etc.), you might also want to credit people that helped with the project. The place to list these people is in the Description. If any of them have DXARTS web profiles, we’d encourage you to link to their profiles manually. You do this by highlighting their name and click on the hyperlink icon, you simply use a relative path for the URL. E.g. “/people/joseph­anderson” (note that URLs are auto­generated with a dash in between first and last names when DXARTS Profiles are created). You should use a full URL in case the person doesn’t have a DXARTS web profile.


This is where most of your text content should go. The HTML editor is pretty intuitive and self explanatory. This is also the place for credits (see the note on this in People Involved above).

Note: Publishing Options
We recommend to avoid the use headers
Heading 2/3/4/5, they simply look bad and are inconsistent. We suggest to stick to the use of Paragraph and Bold style for titles. See for instance:­-work/space


Here you may upload a single PDF representing this project that people can download.

Related Links

List websites with information relevant to your project. These links will appear as a list on the right side of the page (under Resources and Related Links).

For example:­work/errai

Related Links for this project include the project web page on artist’s personal website, an article describing the project published in a peer­reviewed magazine, and two CD publications.

Note: you can use relative links in case you are linking back to the DXARTS site, for instance:­work/space

Related Links for this project includes a link to the publication page of the CD of the piece, this is done using this relative link: /publications/space­cd

Related Fields

This is a VERY important feature which allows to connect your work to the rest of the content on our site. You can select up to 8 “fields”, choose those most appropriate to your work.

NOTE: It could be a good idea to look at the fields other people selected for their creative projects, in particular those of works which are similar to yours.