What is CUESNet? CUESNet is a place to engage with your CUES membership and learn how to make the most of your membership. It’s also a place to engage with other CUES members in information- and idea-sharing via the CUESNet communities and Libraries. Check out our webinar What is an Online Community for more information!

What are the advantages of becoming an active participant on CUESNet? On this site, you can access all the information you need to get a great return on your investment in CUES membership. You can also do exceptional networking and information-sharing through the communities and libraries.

What can I learn on this site more specifically?


You can learn about:

  1. engagement of your membership benefits, such as CUES Learning Portal as well as How-To guides. Check out “Membership Toolbox”
  2. other CUES members (see “Members Shout Out” under “What’s New,” “Member Directory” under “Networking,” and/or individual members’ profiles);
  3. any industry topic being discussed in the discussions to which you belong (see “My Communities” under “Communities”); and
  4. CUES events (see various options under “What’s New”).

What communities are available? To see the latest, choose “All Communities” from the “Communities” menu.

What libraries are available? Libraries are associated with specific communities, click “My Communities” from the “Communities” menu. Once you’re in the community click “Libraries”

How do I log in? CUESNet is a CUES member benefit. You’ll first need to log into cues.org. Then you can access CUESNet from “Access My Benefits”.

Do I have to log in every time I come to the site? No. The site will remember your login.

Why should I update my profile? Updating your profile will aid your networking on the site and help others get to know you.

How do I update my profile? Once you log in, click the down arrow in the upper right and choose “Profile” from the menu. Then you can click “add” or the pencil icon to update the various profile items.

How do I manage my notification settings? Once you log in, click the down arrow in the upper right and choose “Profile” from the menu. Choose “Community Notifications” from the “My Account” tab. Here you can set the email address at which you’d like to receive notifications of posts made in specific communities. You can also set the frequency of notification about posts in specific communities to “Real Time,” “Daily Digest” or “No Email.” All communities default to the daily digest.

How do I change the information in my signature block? Choose “Profile” from the upper-right menu. Choose “Discussion Signature” from the “My Account” menu. Edit your signature and then click “Save.”

How do I update my privacy settings? Choose “Profile” from the upper-right menu. Choose “Privacy” from the “My Account” menu. Here you can choose whether your information will be included in the member directory and community rosters. You can also choose who can see everything from your picture to your past volunteer experience. Be sure to click “Save Changes” at the bottom when you are done.

How do I join a community? Choose “Join a Community” from the “Communities” menu.

How do I leave a community? Choose “My Communities” from the “Communities” menu. Click on the community you wish to leave. Choose “Leave Community” from the “Settings” menu.

Can I add a new community? Currently CUESNet participants can’t start a new community on their own. However, we’d like your suggestions for what community to add next. Contact us with your suggestion(s) at cues@cues.org

How do I start a discussion? See our CUESNet How-To guide How to Post a Message in the My Member Toolbox

How do I reply to a post? See our CUESNet How-To guide How to Post a Reply in the My Member Toolbox

How do I share a document to a library? See our CUESNet How-To guide How to Post to the Library in the My Member Toolbox

How do I find other CUES members in the member directory? Choose “Member Directory” from the “Networking” menu. Add your search terms(s) and click “Find Members.”

How do I search for posts across multiple communities or libraries? Enter your search term in the field on the right side of the navigation bar. Click the magnifying glass icon.

We’re here to help if you have any questions! Please choose “Contact Us” in the upper left-hand corner of the site. Or, email us at cues@cues.org or give us a call at 800.252.2664, ext. 340.