How to create an account and login
Click the Login button on the upper right of the home screen at inn.colorado.edu. Click the register link and fill in all fields. A confirmation email will be sent to the account provided. If you forget your password, you can use the reset password link on the login page and a temporary password will be sent to the registered email address.
How to make a new project
In upper left hand corner of home screen after login, you will find a set of buttons. Find the “Add Project” button and click on it to receive drop down options. Click on the “New Project” to receive a pop up screen with options for creating a new project.
How to rename bins
Right click bin name, drop down menu will appear, click on “Rename.”
How to receive variable or item details from variable/items in bin
Right click variable/item, drop down menu will appear, click on “Details.”
How to search for variables/items
To search for variables, type the name of your variable of interest into the search box and click Search Variables. The result page gives semantically related variables in descending order of relevancy. To find more information about a variable’s source, definition, measurement items, and the source of the scale, click the variable’s name.
To search for survey items, type a search term into the search box and click Search Items. The results returned give information about the variable to which the item belongs above the actual item. Click on the variable’s name to get more information.
How to add variables/items to a bin
After finding a variable you are interested in adding to a bin, you have two options for sorting the variable. You can either scroll your cursor over the variable, click on the “Add to folder” button, and the variable will be added to the “Unsorted Bin”, or you can select the variable you are interested in and physically drag it to the bin you would like.
How to delete variable/item from bin
Right click variable/item, drop down menu will appear, click on “Delete.”
How to search for similar variables or items
In order to find similar variables or items for a given variable or item, conduct a search normally. Once a variable or item has been found that you would like to use, scroll your cursor over the variable in order for the pop up buttons to appear. Scroll over the “Find similar variables” button and click. The page will reload and return a list of matched variables or items arranged by similarity to the original variable or item.