HydroShare is designed with social functionality that enables you to effectively collaborate with other HydroShare users. A major part of this functionality includes Groups. You can create a Group for your research team and share resources within that group. Groups can be public or private, and you have control over what is shared with the group and what access group members have to the resources you share. The following group functions are available:
- Find groups you might be interested in joining
- Access groups you've created
- Access a group's landing page
- Manage group membership
- Manage group visibility
Commenting on and Rating Resources
Another collaborative feature of HydroShare is the ability to comment on and/or rate resources. Commenting on and rating resources is intended to add contextual value to a resource. For example, if you use a resource for a particular analysis, you might add a comment about your success or failure in doing so.