In order to make it easier for other users to get in touch with you, you may provide the necessary information in your personal profile. Select Options Profile Change and go to the section ‘Communication’.
• Instant messaging – specify user number or user identification for those instant messaging systems that you use and that you would like to offer to other BSCW users when they are going to contact you. Instant messaging services allow real-time communication between two or more users, utilizing plain text messages, voice or even video telephony. Click the buttons to learn more about systems that you do not know yet.
• Directory services – check the directory services in which you are listed and which you would like to offer to other users when they are going to contact you. Enter the ‘Search key’ under which you are to be found in the directory services selected. Click the buttons to find out what the different online directories have stored under the search key given.