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Function: Annotation


Technologies providing this function
Name Adoption Readiness Status Governance Business Form
dokieli dokieli is a general-purpose client-side tool for decentralised article publishing, annotations and social interactions based on open Web standards and best practices. dokieli positions itself in a decentralised and interoperable information space where researchers can exercise their autonomy by controlling their identifiers and identities whilst fulfilling the core functions of scientific communication (registration, awareness, certification, archiving).
Limited TR9 Actively Maintained Community (ad-hoc) Not Classified
Enhanced Networked Monographs Enhanced Networked Monographs (ENM) is an experimental project developed by New York University. It provides a free platform for topic-based and full-text searching on a corpus of books from NYU Press, University of Minnesota Press, and the University of Michigan Press. The platform consists of the ENM search application plus generated topic pages and the customized version of the Topic Curation Toolkit (TCT) used to power/generate them.
Single TR3 Minimally Maintained Not Classified Fiscal Sponsorship (Academic Institution)
Fidus Writer Fidus Writer is a web-based, collaborative editor made for academics who need to use citations and/or formulas. Fidus Writer offers a visual editing interface, real-time editing collaboration, a commenting/review workflow system, and a variety of export formats. Fidus provides hosting and styled templates for a monthly fee.
Not Classified TR9 Actively Maintained Community (ad-hoc) Commercial Vendor
Fulcrum Fulcrum is the University of Michigan Library's ebook hosting, preservation, and media integration platform, devloped on top of the Samvera repository platform. Fulcrum allows authors and publishers to integrate multimedia elements into a book—linked from a print book or directly integrated in an ebook—while providing a robust, richly described, and accessible reader environment and a discoverability platform for ebook collections. Fulcrum is a platform available to UMichigan Press authors, as well as a service offered to other publishers. Fulcrum makes use of epub.js, AblePlayer,, and Editoria (in testing) to provide basic and enhanced functionality.
Limited TR9 Actively Maintained Not Classified Fiscal Sponsorship (Academic Institution)
Hypothesis Hypothesis is an open source web annotation tool.
Significant TR9 Actively Maintained Community (formal) Non-profit Organisation
Manifold Scholarship Manifold is a collaborative, web-based scholarly publishing system designed by the University of Minnesota Press and the CUNY Graduate Center. Manifold provides a dynamic approach to publishing book-length works capable of gathering commentary, annotation, and revisions within the publication. Built to publish long-form digital monographs, Manifold is also used in service of open educational resources, journals, and collaborative scholarly projects. Tt is currently used by twenty-eight publishers, including the University of Minnesota Press, the City University of New York, and the University of Arizona Press, as well as digital humanities centers and teaching and learning centers.
Significant TR9 Actively Maintained Not Classified Fiscal Sponsorship (Academic Institution)
Wax Wax is a web-based word processor developed by Coko. It is the styling/formatting interface in use within Editoria, and the manuscript annotation and presentation portal in use in PubSweet platforms such as eLife's Libero Reviewer, and Hindawi's Phenom. Editoria provides context-sensitive tagging and formatting and a track-changes workflow, as well as many features driven by the needs of university press workflows. The initial version of Wax was based on the library (as with Texture); Wax 2 is based on the ProseMirror library.
Not Classified TR3 Actively Maintained Community (ad-hoc) Fiscal Sponsorship (Non-profit Organisation)