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Fieldworks Data Notebook / Profile

Home Page: http://www.sil.org/computing/fieldworks/DataNotebook.html

The FieldWorks Data Notebook was developed primarily as a data management tool for language and cultural fieldwork. It can be used for other data collection tasks, as well.

As a field-notes tool, it helps language workers document, categorize, retrieve, analyze, and summarize conclusions about their field notes. It helps them gain insights from anthropological field notes so they can better.

Tool Type

Survey Tools

Features

  • live and work appropriately in a different cultural community,
  • help with literacy and educational development as language attitudes, social patterns, and annual cycles of community are documented, and
  • help with translation as cultural concepts and terminology are documented.