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How do I join a group?

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  1. If you haven't already, create an account and log in.
  2. Go to the home page of the group you would like to join.
  3. In the group block on the left side of the page, click on “Join” or “Request Membership”
    1. A group that is “open” will have a “Join” link. A group whose membership is moderated will have a “Request Membership” online. Open groups allow you to join them directly; moderated groups will require an administrator to approve your request before you become a member.
    2. Some groups are closed, and there is no “Join” or “Request Membership” link. You must contact the administrator to join a group like this.
  1. If asked if you're sure you want to join the group, click on “Join”. If the group is open, you will now be a member of the group. You will see the following message “You are now a member of the .” at the top of the page.
  2. If the group is moderated, an e-mail has now been sent to the group administrator. If the administrator approves your request, you will receive an e-mail letting you know that you are now a member of the group.