Frequently asked questions

Welcome to your Switch (on Paper) personal page. Here are a few simple suggestions to make the best of it.


This is your newsfeed and personal information.
It lists all new publications, notifications from the editor and news from the site. You can post comments directly without having to go back to the corresponding page in the site.
You can configure your journal to post comments and contributions from other members of the Switch (on Paper) society of readers on the basis of your contacts and the follow-ups of your choice.


This includes all links to content you have chosen to activate on your personal page. You can find them in just one click. The “Download in PDF” button is accessible directly at the end of the page featuring the article you are interested in. To activate, just identify yourself when connecting.


This is your private page for exchanging with other members of the Switch (on Paper) society of readers. It acts as a standard mailbox, practical for consulting only messages concerning your favourite Switch (on Paper) topics. You can also check your inbox, write messages and consult those you have sent, thanks to an internal search engine that finds all your messages, even the oldest.
You also have an instant messaging service, on the lower right corner of your screen, to send a quick message directly to the person of your choice.
The confidentiality of your exchanges is guaranteed, as for your personal data.


Find your friends, discover new contacts and select the people with whom you want to dialogue, those whose contributions you wish to follow and those who follow you in turn. You can also very easily create or join a discussion group to debate around a particular theme or idea.


This console enables you to manage your subscription: choose your formula, alter your customised interface, change your password, create your alerts. It comprises your entire history and preferences, which you can consult and change at any time.

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