Semantic Annotation
without the pointy brackets

Work on texts and images. Identify and mark named entities. Use your data in other tools or connect to other data on the Web. Without the need to learn code.

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Recogito in your language

Thanks to the efforts of our fantastic community, Recogito is becoming available in more and more languages. Is your browser set to Dutch, French, German, Greek or Italian? Much of Recogito will now come in proper translation. Farsi, Hebrew and Turkish are in the works, too. And you can help! Drop us a note. Visit our translation sheet. Fill some blanks in your language, or add a new one.

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, people and events and reveal the relations between them.

Open Data

Export your data into other tools. Make the results of your work more open, visible and re-usable.

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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
I often use Recogito as an initial platform that we start with and can come back to as our homebase, before going outward to other platforms. Sarah Bond University of Iowa
Whatever your field, come on in, the water’s lovely! Catherine Crossley The British Library