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Linked Data annotation
without the pointy brackets

Create maps from text. Annotate images. Connect your research to other data on the Web and make it more open, visible and re-usable. Without the need to become a Semantic Web expert.

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Recogito is Open for Testing!

Welcome to our new version of Recogito! We just launched this service in December and hope you will find it a useful and fun tool. We appreciate your feedback, bug reports, feature ideas, etc. Please get in touch via the Recogito Users Group or GitHub.

Shared Collections

Upload texts and images. Build your own collections. Invite others to collaborate.

Collaborative Annotation

Create notes. Tag. Discuss. Recogito tracks provenance and maintains version history.

Semantics Included

Tag places and persons with controlled vocabularies easily with built-in support features.

Open Data

Show the results of your work on the Web. Publish your data as Linked Open Data.

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Recogito has helped me to work comparatively across a larger number of texts and maps. I found that the annotation of each individual place in a text could be quite eye-opening. Marianne O'Doherty University of Southampton
The tools available from Pelagios Commons do almost all the technical stuff for you, you just bring in the skills from your field which the computer does not have. The possibilities for humanities scholars from all fields to contribute to Pelagios Commons are boundless. Catherine Crossley The British Library
For my team, Recogito allows us to see and prove things that our intuition as readers tells us, but that are hard to demonstrate. Jesse W. Torgerson Wesleyan University
Whatever your field, come on in, the water’s lovely! Catherine Crossley The British Library