Annotating

What kind of data should the tool work with?

HEURIST es un sistema de gestión de bases de datos diseñado específicamente para datos de Humanidades. Cualquier investigador capacitado puede diseñar, crear, gestionar, analizar y publicar su(s) propia(s) base(s) de datos(s) bien estructurada(s) a través de una sencilla interfaz web, sin programadores ni consultores. Se puede empezar con el diseño de una base de datos nueva en minutos y de una aplicación completa en algunas horas, utilizando el servicio en línea gratuito alojado en el Centro de Datos de la Universidad de Sydney.

Code license: Open source, GNU GPL, GNU GPL v3
Last updated: 13 Oct 2017

Pastpin is a cultural search engine that aims to showcase the 7M historical images available from Flickr Commons.

Users are prompted to add new metadata (geocodes, temporal data) to existing images that they may recognise based on their current location. The goal of the project is to crowdsource spatial and temporal metadata for these objects.

Visitors to the site can search or browse by using free text, or by going directly to the map and clicking on a thumbnail to view images directly.

Last updated: 28 Jul 2017

Pastpin is a cultural search engine that aims to showcase the 7M historical images available from Flickr Commons. Users are prompted to add new metadata (geocodes, temporal data) to existing images that they may recognise based on their current location. The goal of the project is to crowdsource spatial and temporal metadata for this objects.

Visitors to the site can search or browse by using free text, or by going directly to the map and clicking on a thumbnail to view images directly.

Last updated: 28 Jul 2017

Topincs is a online database software. Given a data model, it allows

Last updated: 28 Mar 2017

Recogito is an online platform for collaborative document annotation.

Recogito provides a personal workspace where you can upload, collect and organize your source materials - texts and images - and collaborate in their annotation and interpretation. Recogito enables you to make your work more visible on the Web more easily, and to expose the results of your research as Open Data.

Code license: Open source, Apache License
Last updated: 21 Dec 2016

ZeeMaps mapea rápidamente puntos sobre mapas de base Google de dos maneras:
1) El usuario sube un archivo .csv de puntos de datos y sus ubicaciones.
2) Un grupo de usuarios agrega sus propios puntos de ubicación en el mapa, en su tiempo libre de sus propios dispositivos.

Cada punto puede incluir texto, vídeo, imagen o anotaciones de audio.

La funcionalidad básica es gratuita; cargas más grandes y un gran número de mapas requieren una suscripción pagada.

Code license: Closed source
Last updated: 7 Jun 2016

Esta es una plataforma de código abierto para georrectificar imágenes escaneadas de mapas, para que puedan mostrarse en mapas web o usarse en aplicaciones GIS. Puede ser de especial utilidad para crear capas de mapas para Google Earth o aplicaciones similares, sin necesidad de usar software de escritorio especializado. Es necesario subir primero las imágenes a la nube y hacerlas públicamente disponible, para alinearlas con los datos de referencia de Open Street Map. Luego los mapas se adicionan a imágenes georreferenciadas.

Code license: MIT License
Last updated: 7 Jun 2016

myHistro visualiza una serie de eventos a través del espacio y del tiempo. Permite a los investigadores crear una línea de tiempo interactiva y un mapa,que pueden enlazarse. Los usuarios de la línea del tiempo pueden presionar “reproducir” y mirar cómo se desplaza la línea del tiempo hacia adelante y también cómo el mapa se acerca a cada lugar cuando se señala cada evento (las imágenes y los textos adjuntados por los investigadores).

Code license: Closed source
Last updated: 7 Sep 2016

Maphub es un portal web para la georeferenciación y anotación de mapas históricos digitalizados. La georreferenciación transforma la imagen del mapa para alinearse con las coordenadas geográficas del mundo real, mientras que las anotaciones son superposiciones más notas. Maphub sugiere posibles etiquetas para la anotación sobre la base de su texto y su ubicación; las etiquetas enlazan a artículos de Wikipedia relacionados con ellas. Una vez creado, las anotaciones aportadas por los usuarios se comparten a través de la API Maphub Open Annotation.

Last updated: 7 Jun 2016

Freebase "is an open, Creative Commons Attribution (aka CC-BY) licensed collection of structured data," and a "platform for accessing and manipulating that data" via API. Almost 40 million entities and assertions about those entities are stored within a graph database. The database was built by pulling in open data and relies on community contribution to stay updated. Freebase is part of the semantic web and emits Linked Open Data (via RDF) for all its entities.

Last updated: 29 May 2016

CLAW es el software del idioma inglés para llevar a cabo el etiquetado gramatical (POS, por sus siglas en inglés). La clasificación de palabras en una o más categorías basada en su definición, su relación con otras palabras y otros contextos, también conocida como “etiquetado de clase de palabras”.

Code license: Closed source
Last updated: 3 May 2016

DM is an environment for the study and annotation of images and texts. It is a suite of tools, enabling scholars to gather and organize the evidence necessary to support arguments based in digitized resources. DM enables users to mark fragments of interest in manuscripts, print materials, photographs, etc. and provide commentary on these resources and the relationships among them.

Last updated: 1 May 2016

Annotum is an open-source, open-process, open-access scholarly authoring and publishing platform based on WordPress.

Code license: Open source
Last updated: 20 Apr 2016

Online Digital Asset Management (DAM) and collaboration platform for business use. Offers user management, custom branding and password-protected folders.

Code license: Closed source
Last updated: 27 Mar 2016

Nodegot es un entorno virtual basado en la gestión, análisis y visualización de información.
Al utilizar Nodegoat, el usuario puede definir, crear, actualizar, consultar y administrar un gran número de datos mediante el uso de una interfaz de usuario gráfica. Su modelo de datos personalizados autoconfigura el eje de las funcionalidades básicas de Notegoat.

Code license: Closed source
Last updated: 17 Aug 2015

DEVONthink es una base de datos que ayuda al usuario a organizar, manejar y colaborar con archivos digitales, como archivosen Office, vínculos, correos electrónicos, datos de la investigación y documentos en PDF

Code license: Closed source
Last updated: 10 Aug 2015

VisualEyes es una herramienta web de autoría desarrollada en la Universidad de Virginia para unir imágenes, mapas, gráficos, vídeo y datos en visualizaciones dinámicas altamente interactivas y atractivas.

Code license: Open source
Last updated: 3 Aug 2015

Omeka es un sistema de gestión de contenidos diseñado para la visualización de bibliotecas, museos, archivos y colecciones académicas y exposiciones.

Code license: Open source, GNU GPL
Last updated: 2 Aug 2015

Editors' Notes es una herramienta basada en la web de código abierto para la grabación, organización, conservación, y el acceso a las notas de apertura de investigación, construido para las necesidades de los proyectos de edición de documentales, archivos y bibliotecas de colecciones especiales.

Code license: Open source
Last updated: 8 Jul 2015

Paperpile es un software de gestión de referencia comercial, que utiliza Internet, y pone especial énfasis en la integración de Google Docs y Google Scholar. Importa información desde sitios web de editores académicos hasta bases de datos como PubMed, Google Scholar, Google Books y arXiv. Paperpile puede recuperar y almacenar las publicaciones de archivos en PDF de aquellos usuarios con una cuenta en Google Drive.

Code license: Closed source
Last updated: 8 Jul 2015

Microsoft OneNote es una libreta virtual que permite al usuario guardar notas e información en un solo entorno y realizar búsquedas en libretas compartidas para agilizar la administración de información y el trabajo con otros. OneNote era un software pago, pero ahora es gratuito en todas las plataformas.

Code license: Closed source
Last updated: 5 Jul 2015

Esta es una herramienta sencilla para crear hojas para tomar nota personalizadas (por ejemplo, hojas con estilos gráficos, con renglones o en blanco). El usuario podrá automatizar la generación de hojas y así personalizarlas con su nombre, fechas, etc.

Code license: Closed source
Last updated: 16 Jun 2015

Snapzen es una herramienta de búsqueda utilizada para colaborar con otras personas sobre la información de cualquier página web, directo desde el buscador.

El usuario puede intercambiar información sobre las páginas web con colegas, amigos o familiares. Es fácil colaborar con otras personas porque pueden ver exactamente lo mismo que se visualiza en las páginas web.

Snapzen es una gran alternativa si aún utiliza las funciones de copiar y pegar, herramientas de captura de pantalla, correo electrónico o chat para conversar sobre páginas webs.

Code license: Closed source
Last updated: 15 Jun 2015

Open Science Framework (OSF) es una herramienta de código abierto gratuita diseñada para que los investigadores administren el flujo de trabajo de investigación en su totalidad: la planificación, la ejecución, la generación de informes, el archivado y el descubrimiento. Es en parte un software colaborativo y en parte, un sistema de control de versión. Se puede usar OSF para administrar proyectos individuales o proyectos colaborativos más extensos.

Code license: Apache License
Last updated: 14 Jun 2015

Weft QDA es una herramienta gratuita de código abierto para análisis de datos de textos. Permite importar documentos de formato de texto simple o PDF, aplicar notas a código del nivel de carácter, a categorías y a documentos, recuperar texto codificado, aplicar estadísticas de codificación sencillas, realizar búsquedas de texto libre y exportar a formatos HTML y CSV.

Last updated: 23 May 2015

HyperRESEARCH permite que los usuarios puedan codificar y recuperar, desarrollar teorías y realizar análisis de datos. El usuario puede trabajar con fuentes de texto, de gráficos, de audio o de video.

Last updated: 23 May 2015

Qualrus es una herramienta de análisis de información cualitativa e innovadora que ayuda a manejar datos no estructurados. Además, Qualrus aprende las tendencias de codificación del usuario, brinda una red de display semántica visual, aconseja a los usuarios y ofrece soporte técnico.

Last updated: 22 May 2015

CAT es un entorno para la codificación en grupo y el análisis de datasets. Incluye la medición de acuerdos entre pares (inter-rater reliability) . Los usuarios pueden crear una cuenta gratis o descargar la aplicación con ASP.NET para correr el programa de forma independiente.

Last updated: 9 May 2015

Omeka.net ofrece una plataforma de publicación web para la curaduría de colecciones y la creación de muestras de contenido digital. Omeka.net surge del proyecto Omeka. Omeka.net ofrece algunas de las funcionalidades que ofrece Omeka, pero el usuario no necesita proveer un hosting ni mantener la instalación de ninguna manera. No obstante, las funciones de personalización de Omeka.net son limitadas, y alojar más de 500MB de contenido requiere de una cuenta paga.

Code license: GNU GPL v3
Last updated: 7 May 2015

Aplicación multiplataforma para el análisis de texto, video y hojas de cálculo (análisis cualitativo, cuantitativo y métodos mixtos de investigación)

Last updated: 2 May 2015

Evernote es un software para archivar y gestionar notas o apuntes en la nube. Se pueden crear carpetas de notas de forma privada o pública . Los usuarios pueden tomar notas de texto, subir archivos para adjuntarlos a dichas notas o carpetas.
Evernote incorpora la opción OCR para imágenes con texto impreso o manuscrito.
Tiene una versión premium que permite el acceso de las notas de forma offline , mayor capacidad de almacenamiento y búsqueda de archivos PDF´s.

Code license: Closed source
Last updated: 2 May 2015

Aplicación con todas las funciones para la lectura, anotación, organización y envío de archivos PDF. Dispone de capacidad para anotar archivos PDF con tinta, rotulador, grabaciones de audio y fotos. Para iPad o tabletas Android .

Code license: Closed source
Last updated: 1 May 2015

NB

NB está designado para que docentes y estudiantes universitarios puedan anotar PDFs de manera colaborativa en un ambiente en línea. El docente puede subir los materiales del curso (por ejemplo, bibliografía) y ponerlos a disposición de los estudiantes. Los estudiantes pueden crear anotaciones públicas o privadas referidos a estos PDFs. NB incluye la posibilidad de que los docentes y (opcionalmente) los estudiantes puedan generar y descargar en PDF un documento consolidado con todas las anotaciones.

Code license: Open source, MIT License
Last updated: 29 Apr 2015

SMHO - Sincronizador de Metadata de Historia Oral (OHMS en sus siglas en inglés) es un conveniente y eficaz recurso para el acceso a la historia oral ofreciendo a los usuarios -> la capacidad de contar con buscador a nivel de palabra , una transcripción correlativa con el tiempo (contexto) o conectar a la entrevista indexada el término de búsqueda textual al momento correspondiente en la entrevista grabada en línea.

Code license: Open source
Last updated: 6 Apr 2015

Commentpress es un plugin para personalizar un tema de WordPress.Permite realizar comentarios pormenorizados al margen del texto. Comentarios colaborativos sobre un texto, párrafo, etc.

Code license: Open source, GNU GPL
Last updated: 6 Apr 2015

TAMS Analyzer es un programa que funciona con TAMS y permite asignar códigos etnográficos a fragmentos de un texto simplemente seleccionando el texto correspondiente y haciendo doble clic en el nombre del código de una lista. Una vez hecho esto, permite extraer, analizar y guardar la información codificada.

Code license: Open source, GNU GPL
Last updated: 24 Mar 2015

Praat is software for the phonetic analysis of speech, including support for articulatory and speech synthesis.

Code license: GNU GPL v2
Last updated: 19 Feb 2015

AGTK is a suite of software components for building tools for annotating linguistic signals, time-series data which documents any kind of linguistic behavior (e.g. audio, video). The internal data structures are based on annotation graphs. Annotation Graphs are a formal framework for representing linguistic annotations of time series data.

Code license: Open source
Last updated: 11 Feb 2015

The UVic Image Markup Tool allows you to "describe and annotate images, and store the resulting data in TEI XML files," all within a "simple enough interface that it can be used by people with little or no experience in editing XML code." Designed to be Windows-only, but can be successfully run on Linux using Wine. Guenther Goerz has created a Mac version of the Image Markup Tool using Wine Bottler (it's a large download).

Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

CATMA (Computer Aided Textual Markup & Analysis) is a free, open source markup and analysis tool from the University of Hamburg's Department of Languages, Literature and Media. It incorporates three interactive modules: (1) The tagger enables flexible and individual textual markup and markup editing. (2) The analyzer incorporates a query language and predefined functions. It also includes a query builder that allows users to construct queries from combinations of pre-defined questions while allowing for manual modification for more specific questions.

Code license: GNU GPL v3
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Skim is a PDF reader and note-taking software, with different colors of highlighting, annotation, sticky notes, numerous export formats and searching and filtering notes.

Code license: BSD
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Image Map Tool allows you to upload an image (or specify the URL of an image found online) and turn it into a clickable image map.

Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

QuarkXPress desktop publishing software is commonly used to create page layouts for a variety of print publications such as books, newspapers, magazines, posters and brochures. Similar in function to InDesign, the main differences are Quark's unique features for exporting documents as interactive webpages as well as its widespread use by printers, typesetters and page designers.
Features:

Code license: Closed source
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

MLA, APA, Chicago / Turabian and most-common Bluebook forms as an integrated citing and note-taking platform for individual or group projects. Prompts for analysis of source types and is unique in offering teaching support and personal help on any citation. Instructor / librarian view allows teacher to comment on work-in-progress providing just-in-time feedback in-context. Archives copies of web pages and pdfs which can be annotated. Dashboard provides long-term access to a portfolio of work.

Code license: Closed source
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Qiqqa is a research management software that allows you to organize large numbers of papers; find new papers to read and new information about papers you already have; review materials and create annotation reports. Qiqqa has several PDF tools that also allow you to convert from PDFs to text, and use a clipboard function to cut and paste text into your document.

Code license: Closed source
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

MediaWiki is a free software open source wiki package written in PHP, originally for use on Wikipedia and other Wikimedia Foundation projects. It is designed to be run on a large server farm for a website that gets millions of hits per day.

Code license: Open source, GNU GPL, GNU GPL v2
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Noter is a to-do list application for the iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch. You may open up Noter on your iPhone or sync with your computer.

Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

The Annotator's Workbench is a software tool that enables users to create a collection from a set of existing video files, segment that collection, create annotations and assign vocabulary terms to the segments, and control access. This tool is part of the Ethnographic Video for Institution and Analysis (EVIA) Digital Archive Project at Indiana University and the University of Michigan.

Code license: Open source
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Annozilla allows you to view and create annotations associated with a web page. To use Annozilla you need to install the packages and get set up with an account with the W3C test server.

Code license: Open source
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Co-ment is a text annotation and collaborative writing tool. Co-ment provides a friendly graphic user interface for text annotation, collaboration and writing texts online.

Code license: GNU Affero GPL v.3
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Digress.it is a WordPress plug-in that allows paragraph-level commenting in the margins of a text. Use digress.it as a collaboration tool for blog-style comment threads off individual paragraphs. Host your project on digress.it or download it for use with your own WordPress installation.

Code license: Open source
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

eLaborate is an online work environment in which scholars can upload scans, transcribe and annotate text, and publish the results as on online text edition which is freely available to all users.

Code license: GNU GPL v3
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

A.nnotate.com allows you to annotate documents and images online. You may also collaborate on documents and index files. A.nnotate.com supports PDF and MS Office file formats, and runs on all common web browsers.

Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Scribe is a note-taking program that allows you to manage your research notes, quotes, thoughts, contacts, published and archival sources, digital images, outlines, timelines, and glossary entries. You can create, organize, index, search, link and cross-reference your note and source cards.
Further information about Scribe can also be found at http://echo.gmu.edu/toolcenter-wiki/index.php?title=Scribe, 23.05.2014.

Code license: Open source
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

MyStickies allows you to place virtual sticky notes on websites, viewable each time you visit the page. Requires users to create an account, and install either a browser extension or bookmarklet. When logged in, MyStickies provides an interface to browse, search, sort, and edit existing sticky notes. May be useful for annotating research from multiple online resources, or for collaborative, interactive editing across a team.

Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Notational Velocity is open-source software that allows you to search across thousands of notes. You may create a new note or view or edit an existing note.

Code license: Open source, GNU GPL v3
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Pliny is a scholarly note-taking and annotation tool. It may be used with both digital (web pages, images, PDF files) and non-digital (books, printed articles) materials, run as a desktop application on the user's computer. Pliny is useful for taking and managing annotations and notes while reading, as well as subsequently developing and presenting an interpretation.

Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Project Pad is web-based system for media annotation and collaboration for teaching and learning and scholarly applications. Project Pad provides tools for browsing and working with audio, video, and images from digital repositories. The user may organize and annotate excerpts within their own "online notebook." Available as a standalone web application or set of Sakai tools.

Code license: Open source, GPL
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

WikiPack is a web based personal information organizer and Markdown editor that uses Dropbox for synced storage. Using plain text Markdown files and WikiWords, WikiPack gives information context and links entries together by turning your Markdown pages into a private, password protected wiki. The easy to use Markdown language lets you create and edit your wiki pages without having to learn complex wiki syntax.

Code license: Closed source
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

This online tool can be used for a wide variety of annotation tasks, including visualization and collaboration.

brat is designed in particular for structured annotation, where the notes are not freeform text but have a fixed form that can be automatically processed and "interpreted" by a computer. brat also supports the annotation of n-ary associations that can link together any number of other annotations participating in specific roles. brat also implements a number of features relying on natural language processing techniques to support human annotation efforts.

Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Insync extends Google Drive's web functionality to your desktop by integrating with Windows, Mac and Linux platforms. Insync allows for built-in sharing without a browser, multiple account support, on-demand shared file syncing, desktop notifications and more.

Code license: Closed source
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Windows tool for annotating, editing, and sharing screen shots and images.

Code license: GNU GPL
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

A Web-based image annotation tool, built specifically for integration with existing Web pages or portal environments. Annotorious is also available as a plugin to the Annotator Web annotation system by the Open Knowledge Foundation.

Code license: MIT License
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

The cross-platform Advene application allows users to easily create comments and analyses of video documents, through the definition of time-aligned annotations and their mobilisation into
automatically-generated or user-written comment views (HTML documents). Annotations can also be used to modify the rendition of the audiovisual document, thus providing virtual montage, captioning, navigation... capabilities. Users can exchange their comments/analyses in the form of Advene packages, independently from the video itself.

Code license: Open source, GNU GPL v2
Last updated: 1 Dec 2016

Designed for journalists, a web-based service for working with primary sources that features search and analysis, highlighting and annotation, and document sharing. Uses Tesseract for OCR and allows users to upload documents and search other its document collection.

Code license: Open source
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Mediathread is an open-source platform for exploration, analysis, and organization of web-based multimedia content. It interoperates with a variety of image and video collections (such as YouTube, Flickr, library databases, and course libraries), enabling users to lift items out of these collections and into a scholarly analysis environment. In Mediathread, items can then be clipped, annotated, organized, and embedded into compositions and other written analysis.

Code license: GNU GPL v2
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

LitBlitz is free beta Chrome extension that aims to improve how students and researchers manage their notes for literature reviews, assignment research and more by simplifying pdf management, allowing capture and annotation of document snippets


LitBlitz v1.0 is currently available as a Google Chrome extension.

LitBlitz, while still available on the Google Chrome store no longer appears to be under development, and the company url redirects to a Japanese language web page.

Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Digitate is a free application designed for use on the iOS platform, specifically on iPad devices. The application allows scholars and enthusiasts with an interest in the visual and material elements of a cultural artefact to make notes and annotations directly on an image of such an artefact.

For example, a literary scholar might use it to annotate the material or bibliographic elements of a rare text or first edition, while an art historian might do the same on an image of a painting.

Code license: Open source, Creative Commons
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Artifex Press is a publishing and technology company that digitally publishes catalogues raisonnés, a comprehensive, annotated documentation of all of the known artworks by an artists. They have developed a proprietary, patented software platform and a dedicated publishing program in order to create digital catalogues raisonnés. They offer both their own digital catalogues raisonnés and the ability to licence the software to produce your own projects.

Code license: Closed source
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Annotation Studio is an open source, web-based annotation application that integrates a powerful set of textual interpretation tools behind an intuitive and easy-to-use interface. Users can upload their own texts, and annotate with styled text, video, images, and weblinks. To date, the project has been used with great success in disciplines such as Writing, Literature, Foreign Languages, Anthropology, Film and Media Studies, and others at institutions including Harvard, Yale, Stanford, MIT, Barnard College, and Washington University.

Code license: Open source, GNU GPL, GNU GPL v2
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

NowComment makes it easy to have rich, engaging discussions of online documents no matter how large (or small) your class or collaboration group. It's fast, powerful, and feature-rich: you can sort comments, skim summaries, create assignments, hide comments, highlight with multiple colors and meanings, and much more. Integrates to any LMS via LTI. Used in universities and K12 schools for the past 6 years.

Code license: Closed source
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

The AVA (Advanced Video Annotations) project is a video annotation service that is suitable for research, teaching or learning. Architected as a stand-alone service, AVA can be integrated with most video players, video management systems, learning management systems, and lecture capture systems.

An implementation is done with
a) SWITCHcast: http://www.switch.ch/cast
b) Opencast Matterhorn: http://opencast.org/matterhorn/

Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

BLLIP Parser (or Charniak-Johnson parser) is a statistical natural language parser for analyzing text to determine its grammatical structure. Grammatical structures are provided in Penn Treebank format.

Code license: Apache License
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Annotating documents with highlights and notes can quickly clutter the page. Annotations simplifies adding and managing notes to texts while keeping the documents clear and readable.

Features

  • Highlight text with colours, assign custom keywords or add notes
  • Auto-completion to match existing keywords as you type
  • Organise and filter annotations by collections, type, keywords or matching search criteria
  • Create relationships between different annotations
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014
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