Create a group on the Knowledge Hub

Creating a collaboration group on the Knowledge Hub enables you and your members to work together, saving you time and money; driving efficiency and transparency; enhancing skills and expertise; and encouraging a culture of openness, creativity and innovation. Knowledge Hub groups include a range of tools that can help you do this:

 
Group home page
Home
Add your group logo and see an activity stream showing all the most recent contributions to the group helping you get to information quickly.
Discussion forum
Forum
Ask questions, have conversations, discuss solutions to problems
Library
Library
Upload, share and comment on documents and other files. Organise your files in a relevant folder structure.
Wiki
Wiki
Use editable pages to collaborate together on documents, FAQs, signposting lists and much more.
Ideas
Ideas
Generate ideas and ‘like' your favourites to see which are the most popular.
Members
Members
View all members of the group and their profiles.
Events
Events
Promote forthcoming events and view them in a calendar.
 Polls
Polls
Add multiple choice poll questions – fun, enlightening and great conversation starters.
Admin
Admin
Group facilitators can access a range of support tools to help them manage the group e.g. invitations, group messages and announcements.
 
Group types
Open
Restricted
Private

All registered members of the Knowledge Hub may can join the group

Only members approved by the group owner / facilitators may join.

Only those invited by the group facilitator may join.

Open groups can be promoted on the web and are findable via search engines.

Restricted groups can be promoted on the web and are findable via search engines. But access to the content is restricted to members only.

The group and its content are not findable on the web.

The group details and its content are searchable and viewable by all members of the Knowledge Hub.

The group details and its content are searchable but only viewable by members of the group.

The group and its content are not finadable on the Knowledge Hub.

Content can be made public (viewable without logging in)

Can content be made public (viewable without logging in)

No content can be made public or viewable to non invited members.

Content can be shared on social media with Immediate access to publicly viewable content and access to non-public content via log in to the Knowledge Hub

Content can be shared on social media with immediate access to publicly viewable content. Access to restricted content within a group is via group membership only.

No content can be made public or viewable to non-members of the group.

Open Groups are FREE to create for public and not for profit sectors
Restricted Groups are FREE to create for public and not for profit sectors
Private groups are CHARGEABLE 
 
Getting started with a group on the Knowledge Hub is easy
 
Simply fill out the expression of interest form below and we'll be in touch with you when we have set up your group for you. If your organisation is blocked from using Google Documents, please use this word version of the form. Once complete please email it to support@khub.net.

 

If you have any questions and would like to speak to a member of the Knowledge Hub team, please email support@khub.net.

 

Our support helpdesk is managed Monday to Friday from 08.30 to 17.30 (UTC). 

The Knowledge Hub is a free to use service for the public and not-for-profit sectors. We offset some of Knowledge Hub’s running costs through carefully selected sponsorship and advertising in order to keep the service free for the public sector. To help us maintain the service free of charge, we would be grateful if you could suggest potential group sponsors including contact details and we will contact them regarding the support of your group.