[Return to Query]
Crowdsourcing Documentary Transcription: an Open Source Tool
Sharon Leon, George Mason University
Grant details: https://securegrants.neh.gov/publicquery/main.aspx?f=1&gn=HD-50927-10
Scripto (Computer Program)
Author: Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media
Abstract: Scripto is a lightweight, open source tool that allows users to contribute transcriptions to online documentary projects. The tool includes a versioning history and full set of editorial controls, so that project staff can manage public contributions.
Primary URL: http://scripto.org
Primary URL Description: The main website for the tool.
Secondary URL: https://github.com/chnm/Scripto
Secondary URL Description: The code for the tool is available for download and modification via Github.
Access Model: GPL 3.0
Programming Language/Platform: PHP, Zend framework
Source Available?: Yes