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Jakarta Field Station > Projects > Database Development

Database Development


In the field station our research assistants are using an in-house FileMaker database solution to transcribe and encode recordings. This database has undergone changes and improvements to meet the needs of the project. What started as a flat single-tabled Appleworks database has evolved into a set of relational FileMaker database files incorporating various tools for interlinearising text, tallying and linking text to digital media.

The database templates used and their development have now become a project in the their own right in the field station.

It is planned that a beta version of our language coding database templates will be made available for download on this page sometime in the near future.


Last modified: 19 June 2003
Location: http://lingweb.eva.mpg.de/jakarta/software.php