Frequently asked questions and answers
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Q:How can I register as a new iEMSs member?
A: To register as a new member one needs to visit this web-page, then choose a method of payment of the membership fee and fill-in the registration form. After you fill-in the form there will be a button to proceed with payment. The fastest way is to pay using PayPal. Another option is to do a regular bank transfer (offline).
Q:I am trying to register but I am returned back to the previous page. What can I do?
A: This problem sometimes occurs when using Internet Explorer. Please try to use Firefox and enable cookies.
Q: How can I get access to the members’ area of the web-site with all the extra resources?
A: You need to login here using you username and password.
Q: What is a username?
A: Your username is NOT your email. It is a unique name you chose/or you were assigned/ while registering.
Q:I forgot my username. What do I do?
Q:What do I do if I forgot my password?
A: Use the link ‘Forgot login?’ on the main page and choose the checkbox ‘Lost Password’. The password will be sent to your registered email.
Q:I have some interesting scientific information (conference announcements, special issues, job opportunities, etc.) to share and I would like to send an email to all members. How do I do this?
A: Please send your email to members|at|iemss.org. It is a moderated list, so once your message is approved by the administrator, all iEMSs members will get your email. Moreover, once you're a registered user of the portal, you'll also be able to submit content to the website.
Q: You told me I can post content on the website how do I do that?
A: First you have to login. Then click on the 'Discussion' link in the 'User menu' box at the left. There you'll find options like 'Submit an article', 'submit a web link' etc.
Q:My contact information/affiliation/post have changed. How can I update it on iEMSs web-site?
A: You need to login first. Then please go to User menu -> Profile. Choose the ‘Edit’ button at the top left corner of the screen and make your changes.
Q: I have changed by e-mail in my profile but I still get messages from IEMSS at my old address.
A: The “members” (as well as “board”) lists are separate. You will need to change your e-mail addresses there as well. Go to
or directly to
You can also manage your subscriptions through the web portal: User Menu | Discussion | Mailing Lists.
For any other questions please do not hesitate to contact secretary|at|iemss.org