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Obtaining A Username And Password

Fill out the HHS-615 "Publication Planning and Clearance Request" form.

Process for Publications (new or revised)

To register, complete the on-line form available at http://www.eurekalert.org/register.php External Web Site Policy. You will receive a username and password via e-mail within one business day. All users are encouraged to register individually.

Logging in to EurekAlert!

Go to http://www.eurekalert.org External Web Site Policy and enter your username and password into the log-in fields in the upper left-hand corner of the page. The "PIO Contents" page will be displayed. If this is the first time you log onto EurekAlert!, please take a moment to familiarize yourself with the resources and information available on this page.

Useful links include:

Submitting a Press Release

  • Go to http://www.eurekalert.org External Web Site Policy
  • Enter your username and password into the log-in fields in the upper left-hand corner of the page.
  • At the following page, click on "Submit Release."
  • Choose the type of press release you would like to submit.
  • Complete the first page of the form by cutting and pasting text from your document. You will be asked to provide a title, contact information, summary, and other basic information.
  • Continue to the next page and choose up to ten keywords that best describe your press release.
  • Continue to the next page and indicate whether the research described in your press release is being published in a journal or presented at a scientific meeting.
  • Continue to the next page to review your release. If you are satisfied, click "submit."
  • You will receive a confirmation via e-mail when your release has been posted. Press releases are posted during business hours, 8:30am-6pm ET, Monday-Friday.
  • To make changes to your press release once it has been posted, send an email to webmaster@eurekalert.org or call 202-326-6716.

Submitting an Expert

  • Go to http://www.eurekalert.org External Web Site Policy
  • Enter your username and password into the log-in fields in the upper left-hand corner of the page.
  • At the following page, click on "Manage Experts," then select the "Add Expert" link.
  • Complete the form that follows, taking care to complete all fields marked in red.
  • You will receive a confirmation via e-mail when your expert has been posted. Experts are posted during business hours, 8:30am-6pm ET, Monday-Friday.

Questions?

The EurekAlert! staff is available to answer questions Monday-Friday from 8:30am to 6pm. Please call 202-326.6213 or e-mail webmaster@eurekalert.org.
This page last reviewed on March 2, 2011

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