Reproduce the content of a source

Sometimes you might want to not only store structured information about your source objects, and the collections they belong to, but you might want to digitally reproduce the content of one of your source object.
For example, if your source object is a "book", then the content you want to reproduce might be the transcribed excerpt of a chapter.
As of now, Geovistory Toolbox allows you to do this in three ways:
  1. 1.
    Reproduce the structure of your source
  2. 2.
    Reproduce the textual content of your source
  3. 3.
    Reproduce your source in a table format

Sections: Structure of a source object

A section is a portion of a source's content.
With sections you can structure or divide the content of any kind of source object (unique source object, serially produced source, web source, publication exemplar, etc.) into structural elements, such as chapter, pages, folios etc.
Example of a source object with its digital structure on the riht side.
Learn here how to work with sections.

Transcriptions of sources

Geovistory Toolbox allows you to store transcriptions of sources in form of texts or tables. For this you have to:
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    Open the source object in question & switch to 'edit-mode'
  2. 2.
    click on the 3-dots-icon and add a new 'text" or 'table' on the level you want (directly linked to the 'source content' or to a 'section')
Hint: you can structure your sections, texts and tables in 'drag & drop style'.
Learn here more on how to work with texts and tables.

Alternative for storing transcriptions of a source object

Alternatively, you can also;
  1. 1.
    add a text or table in the digital-module on the very left and then
  2. 2.
    link this 'digital' to a source object:
    1. 1.
      For this select 'fields' and activate 'edit-mode'.
    2. 2.
      Then select 'is reproduction of' and select the source content of the source you want to link this text/table with.
      --> For this, search in the existing Source Contents on the right, do not create a new Source Content!
(1) Add a 'digital'.
(2) Link 'digital' with your source object.
Note: In order to link a newly created digital with a source object, it is important that the source object has already been created in the project library (source module on the very left).

Open and edit textual transcriptions

The clip below demonstrates how you can open, edit and create textual transcriptions.
Note that you have to activate the edit-mode before any modification.
Hint: On the right side of the above clip you can enable subtitles.
Hint: Here you can learn how to annotate entities and events mentioned in your transcriptions and link it to your entities creating this way your project-specific database of relevant entities.