Research Center for Arts & Culture
The Actors Fund

Performing Arts Legacy Project

An online platform to document and represent the careers of older performing arts professionals

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Introduction to Highlights

If the Mapping the Legacy Grid is a roadmap of your career, Highlights are stops along the way with more...
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Creating and Editing a Highlight

You’re ready to start creating highlights! To learn how to get started, check below. Click the headings below for more...
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If you want your Highlights to appear in chronological order, you can back-date the post, or “add a timeline,” to...
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When creating your site, you may want to add keywords or “tags” to your post. This addition will allow researchers...
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Before we get started: Please make sure you have read the article in the Contributor Manual about the difference between...
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Adding a Document

PDF files and Word documents are not handled in the same way as ordinary images, though the process is similar....
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Clearing Rights

Please review our Guide to Clearing Rights, which explains your legal responsibilities as a contributor to the PAL site.  “Clearing...
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Scanning Images and Documents

When you’re looking to enhance or expand your About Page, Mapping the Legacy entries, Highlights, and Look/Listen, you might have...
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Captions and Credits

Please take care to credit the source of any quotes or media published on your site, including authors, photographers, and...
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The Media Library

The Media Library is where your digital memorabilia will live for your About Page, Highlights, Oral Histories, and Video.  You...
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Featured Image

A Featured Image is the thumbnail preview image that appears on the Highlights landing page. You can add a featured...
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Adding Individual Photos

One way to enhance your site is to add photos to your Highlights. Please note: You can create a gallery...
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Audio and Video

You can add audio and video to enhance specific Highlights! One way is to link to a reputable website that...
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