Appen Butler Hill Pty Ltd
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ABN: 52 088 829556

AppenScribe User Guide

Table of Contents
Before Signing Up
Signing Up and Logging In
Troubleshooting
Notes
Qualification Tests
Notes
Gaining Access to Work in AppenOnline
Home Page
Available Work
Recent Work
Messages
Payments
Qualifications
Account
Contact
Reading the Project Instructions
Working in AppenOnline
The Transcription Interface
The Transcription Box
Audio Player
Tags
Labels
Submitting the Transcription
FAQs
Contacting Us

Welcome to AppenOnline. Before you start using the system, please take a moment to read through this user guide as it will provide you with information which will help you navigate through the system and assist you in your work.

Before Signing Up

Signing Up and Logging In

  1. Go to the  login page. This is the page you use to access AppenOnline. Click on the link to go to the registration page.
  2. Fill out the various fields (i.e. email address, name, etc) in the registration form.
  3. Choose languages which you can speak fluently from the box on the left, then click Add to add them to your list of languages. Transcription work will be made available to you based on the languages you have chosen. You will have to sit for at least one spelling test in order to be offered work (see Qualifications tab).
  4. Read through the Terms and Conditions in the final section of the registration form and click the check box once you have finished.
  5. Click Register at the bottom of the page.
  6. If the registration is successful, an email will be sent to the email address you signed up with containing a link to activate your account and a randomly generated password.
  7. Once you have obtained your password, go back to the  login page and log in using your email address and password.

Troubleshooting

Notes

Qualification Tests

  1. To attempt a spelling test, login and go to the Qualifications tab. For more information about the home page, go to the Home Page section.
  2. Under the Qualifications heading is a list of all tests available to you.
  3. Click on the start link for the test you wish to take.
  4. You should be taken to an instruction page containing information about the test. Please read the instructions carefully before proceeding.
  5. Once you have read the instructions, scroll down to the bottom of the page where you will find a link to begin the test.
  6. When you begin the test, you will be taken to the transcription interface. This is the page you will see when you are transcribing. For information about the interface, see the Working in AppenOnline section.

Notes

Gaining Access to Work in AppenOnline

  1. Once you have passed a spelling test, go to the Available Work tab on the home page.
  2. At this point, depending on where you are working, you may be asked to provide some paper work. Please follow the instructions displayed.
  3. At the next stage, you will be offered an electronic contract. Please read through the contract carefully as it contains important information about working in AppenOnline.
  4. If you want to accept the contract and make yourself available for work, click the Accept Contract button at the bottom of the Available Work tab.
  5. You are now eligible to be selected for a project in AppenOnline. An Appen Butler Hill representative will notify you by email when a suitable project arises.

Home Page

Available Work

Recent Work

Messages

Payments

Qualifications

Account

Contact

Reading the Project Instructions

Working in AppenOnline

The Transcription Interface

The Transcription Box

Audio Player

Tags

Labels

Submitting the Transcription

FAQs

If you encounter any problems while using AppenOnline, please check this section before contacting us:

(1) Operating System and version (e.g. Windows 7).
(2) The exact version of Firefox being used (including the minor numbers found in help -> about).
(3) Exact flash version. Usually can be found when right clicking a flash applet like our mp3 player in the browser.
(4) Mention if you can remember recently updating Firefox / Flash recently or making any significant changes to your computer.
(5) If you are working on a project that has timestamping (where you see the waveform image) please also provide the exact version of Java player and any recent updates.

Contacting Us