FAQs - General slideworld Questions

Search Issues

Submitting Materials

My Slidespace

Basic Features in slideworld

Concept and copyright

General slideworld Questions

  • Who can use this site and is there a cost?

    It is a Powerpoint Search Engine and you can search more than 5 million presentations (.ppt) on medical.The site is open to anyone and is free of cost.

  • How do I register?

    Click the Free Sign up

  • How do I recover my password?

    Click forgot password and follow the instructions. Or send us an email at mail@slideworld.org.

  • I want to know more about slideworld. Who should I talk to?

    To know more about slideworld, contact Jane Smith

Search Issues

  • How do I find presentation?

    You may do a search from the SEARCH box on the top. This will give you results from slideworld database as well as results from web.

  • I am looking for a specific author presentation,How can I find it easily.

    If you start a query with [author:], slideworld will restrict the results to only for particular author. For instance, author: Keith Kaplan will return only Presentations uploaded by "Keith Kaplan".

  • How do I find specific university Powerpoint presentation?

    If you start a query with [institute:], slideworld will restrict the results to only for particular University. For instance, institute: Mayo Clinic will return only Presentations uploaded by Mayo Clinic authorities.

  • How do I find Powerpoint presentation only in title?

    If you include [inurl:] in your query, slideworld will restrict the results to those websites in the given domain. For instance, inurl::domain will find pages within domain.Note there can be no space between the "inurl:" and the domain.

  • How do I find Powerpoint presentation of any specific site?

    If you include [intitle:] in your query, slideworld will restrict the results to documents containing that word in the title. For instance, intitle:pathology will return documents that mention the word "pathology" in their title. Note there can be no space between the "intitle:" and the following word.

My Slidespace

  • What is my slidespace?

    My slidespace is your page where you can post your presentation and also make your groups and blogs. You can also follow up blogs on your presentation.

Submitting Materials

  • How do I submit materials?

    Login and Go to submit slides upload your presentation and Look in the "My space" page for the uploaded file.If You are uploading without login you can search from search bar using Presentation title or login with your email as username and name as password and Look in the "My space" page for the uploaded file.

  • Is there a limit to submitting slides?

    We have a limit of 50MB but if needed exceptions can be made depending on the focus of the topic.

  • What format can I submit presentaion?

    Powerpoint(ppt,pps) and PDF are the preferred form of files to be uploaded. Please make your submission as user-friendly as possible for others. For PowerPoint presentations on a specific research study: You may follow the guidelines of ePoster presentation of American
    College of Cardiology.

  • Background
  • Objective
  • Methods
  • Results
  • Conclusion
  • Example: See Example

  • What quality of images or photographs can I put in my presentation? Can I use high resolution images?

    We don't recommend any particular quality or resolution for the images. But remember that if you use very high resolution images, while the output quality will be great, the time to download may increase, and the transition from slide to slide in the slideworld will be slower. On the other hand, using very low quality input images may lead to haziness or distortion in the converted slideshow.

    Thus the decision on the quality of the images to be used, is a trade off between the desired output quality and the time taken to download an actual slideshow into the embedded player. Higher the quality you want, slower the file download will happen, affecting the overall experience.

  • Why is my file upload taking so long?

    The time taken to upload a presentation file depends on how big your file is, how fast your internet connection is and how busy our servers are. It can take more than a few minutes. Please be patient.

  • I have a presentation in Chinese Language can i submit my presentation in slideworld?

    Yes, you can.Slideworld is a worldwide resource for powerpoint slide presentation and you can upload your presentation in any laungage of your choice.

Basic Features in slideworld

  • I saw a great slideshow on slideworld and I want to download the presentation. Can I do that?

    Yes, you can. You can see the download link on the slideworld viewslide Page.

  • Can I send a private message to any slideworld user?

    Yes you can; use the 'Private message' feature on the user's slidespace. A mail will be sent directly to the user's email account.

  • How can I bookmark somebody else's slideshows in my account? What are favorites?

    Use 'Add in Favourite' favourite link on viewslide page

  • How can I include my photograph in my slideworld profile?

    Log into your account, go to your myspace and then to the Add Photo page (My space). You can upload your photograph there.

  • Can I comment on a particular slide of a slideshow?

    Yes, you can comment on the individual slides of a slideshow. Just browse to the particular slide of your slideshow and post your  comment    there.

Concept and copyright

  • If I submit a presentation does slideworld own the copyright?

    No. Copyright will remain with the author and publisher. Author is responsible for the accuracy of the presentation. Please obtain permission from the publisher if you are using any copyright material (like figures, images etc). Please abide by the copyright laws. This web source is purely an educational initiative.

  • Does submitting a presentation considered a new publication?

    No. Concept is similar to doing a web presentation / slidecast. For example: You may review digital slide set from American College of Cardiology at www.cardiosource.com

  • What is the concept behind slideworld?

    We intend to provide an opportunity to researchers to present their data to a world wide community to enhance learning experience. Hosting a presentation gives an opportunity for health care professionals to review and comment on the important finding in an open access forum.

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