Difference between revisions of "Dromio: Folger Transcription Platform"

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Dromio, named for the comedic twins in "Comedy of Errors," is a transcription interface designed by the Folger Shakespeare Library to allow the transcription and comparison of transcriptions of early modern manuscripts. It was first developed through the [[Early Modern Manuscripts Online (EMMO)]] project. This page includes information on how to transcribe and encode using Dromio.  
 
Dromio, named for the comedic twins in "Comedy of Errors," is a transcription interface designed by the Folger Shakespeare Library to allow the transcription and comparison of transcriptions of early modern manuscripts. It was first developed through the [[Early Modern Manuscripts Online (EMMO)]] project. This page includes information on how to transcribe and encode using Dromio.  
 
==Instructions==
 
==Instructions==
'''#'''Launch your Internet browser (preferably Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome). Make sure your browser is up-to-date. Turn off auto-correct and spell-check in your browser settings.<br/>
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'''#Launch your Internet browser (preferably Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome). Make sure your browser is up-to-date. Turn off auto-correct and spell-check in your browser settings.<br/>
 
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'''#'''Type the following URL in the browser window (or click on this link): http://transcribe.folger.edu/. Type your first and last name in the dialog box where it says “Enter your full name” and press the Submit button.<br/>
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'''#Type the following URL in the browser window (or click on this link): http://transcribe.folger.edu/. Type your first and last name in the dialog box where it says “Enter your full name” and press the Submit button.<br/>
 
[[File:Dromiostep2.jpg|thumb|center|500px|The welcome page at http://transcribe.folger.edu/.]]
 
[[File:Dromiostep2.jpg|thumb|center|500px|The welcome page at http://transcribe.folger.edu/.]]
 
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'''#'''Select a transcription project or workshop/event from the list (Note: this list often changes).<br/>
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'''#Select a transcription project or workshop/event from the list (Note: this list often changes).<br/>
 
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[[File:Dromiostep3.jpg|thumb|left|300px|Select a transcription project.]]
 
[[File:Dromiostep3.jpg|thumb|left|300px|Select a transcription project.]]
 
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'''#'''Dromio will display a list of subfolders or documents available for transcription (this list is subject to change and is not exhaustive; let us know if you would like a Folger manuscript added or placed in a separate folder for teaching):<br/>
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'''#Dromio will display a list of subfolders or documents available for transcription (this list is subject to change and is not exhaustive; let us know if you would like a Folger manuscript added or placed in a separate folder for teaching):<br/>
 
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[[File:Dromiostep4.png|thumb|left|300px|Select a subfolder or document.]]<br/>
 
[[File:Dromiostep4.png|thumb|left|300px|Select a subfolder or document.]]<br/>
 
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'''#'''After selecting a subfolder, Dromio will display a list of documents or openings available for transcription within the subfolder. In the left column, you will see the Folger call number and title. In the middle column are page numbers for each digital image of a manuscript page or opening. The right column records the transcription status of each page, indicating how many individual transcriptions have been started and saved, and how many have been completed (marked '''Done''' by individual transcribers).<br/>
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'''#After selecting a subfolder, Dromio will display a list of documents or openings available for transcription within the subfolder. In the left column, you will see the Folger call number and title. In the middle column are page numbers for each digital image of a manuscript page or opening. The right column records the transcription status of each page, indicating how many individual transcriptions have been started and saved, and how many have been completed (marked '''Done''' by individual transcribers).<br/>
 
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[[File:Dromiostep5.jpg|thumb|left|500px|A list of individual documents or openings available for transcription.]]
 
[[File:Dromiostep5.jpg|thumb|left|500px|A list of individual documents or openings available for transcription.]]
 
<div style="clear:both;"></div>
 
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'''#'''Click on the page or folio number that you wish to transcribe. The digital image of the page or page(s) will appear.<br/>
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'''#Click on the page or folio number that you wish to transcribe. The digital image of the page or page(s) will appear.<br/>

Revision as of 10:49, 28 April 2020

Dromio, named for the comedic twins in "Comedy of Errors," is a transcription interface designed by the Folger Shakespeare Library to allow the transcription and comparison of transcriptions of early modern manuscripts. It was first developed through the Early Modern Manuscripts Online (EMMO) project. This page includes information on how to transcribe and encode using Dromio.

Instructions

#Launch your Internet browser (preferably Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome). Make sure your browser is up-to-date. Turn off auto-correct and spell-check in your browser settings.

#Type the following URL in the browser window (or click on this link): http://transcribe.folger.edu/. Type your first and last name in the dialog box where it says “Enter your full name” and press the Submit button.

The welcome page at http://transcribe.folger.edu/.


#Select a transcription project or workshop/event from the list (Note: this list often changes).

Select a transcription project.


#Dromio will display a list of subfolders or documents available for transcription (this list is subject to change and is not exhaustive; let us know if you would like a Folger manuscript added or placed in a separate folder for teaching):

Select a subfolder or document.



#After selecting a subfolder, Dromio will display a list of documents or openings available for transcription within the subfolder. In the left column, you will see the Folger call number and title. In the middle column are page numbers for each digital image of a manuscript page or opening. The right column records the transcription status of each page, indicating how many individual transcriptions have been started and saved, and how many have been completed (marked Done by individual transcribers).

A list of individual documents or openings available for transcription.


#Click on the page or folio number that you wish to transcribe. The digital image of the page or page(s) will appear.