Welcome to WissKI

We are glad that you found your way to the new WissKI website. In the following sections we introduce you to the Virtual Research Environment "WissKI" and give you any information you need to use WissKI for your own purposes. Furthermore this website is meant to bring together all WissKI users and developers to exchange experiences. WissKI is a German acronym for "Wissenschaftliche KommunikationsInfrastruktur", which can be translated as "Scientific Communication Infrastructure". It is a Virtual Research Environment (VRE) for managing scholarly data that is completely open source and free to use. Based on Drupal WissKI is a flexible tool for data collections that enables researchers to work simultaneously from different places. WissKI provides benefits of the semantic web technology while supporting simple and common input interfaces. The semi-automatic text annotation is one of its core features. We developed a software system that enables scientific projects especially in memory institutions (museums, archives, libraries) to collect, store, manage and communicate knowledge. Therefore it addresses many facets of research in a network environment like persistence of information, long-time preservation and accessibility, digital documentation standards and e-publishing.

WissKI was initially a joint venture featuring three partners from different institutions and scientific domains: The Digital Humanities Research Group of the Department of Computer Science at the Friedrich-Alexander-University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (FAU), the Department of Museum Informatics at the Germanisches Nationalmuseum (GNM) in Nuremberg and the Biodiversity Informatics Group at the Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum Alexander Koenig (ZFMK) in Bonn. Software development was primarily funded by the German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, DFG) from 2009 to 2012 and from 2014 to 2017.

  • You probably have the feeling that your solr module does not provide you with maximum performance with WissKI. We had a look at that and realized what you have to do to get maximum speed from Solr in views:

    - index all the fields you want to use

    - index them exactly the way you want to use them

    - if you want to use links to certain entries make sure the item is linked.


    1 week ago
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    3 weeks 1 day ago
  • Structure  → Views → + Add View anklicken

    Es ist auch möglich, eigene Views zu definieren, wenn man Listen anhand spezieller Filterkriterien erstellen möchte:

    Bei „View Settings“ und Show: „Wisski Entitiy“ auswählen.

    2 months ago
  • Der WissKI-Pathbuilder dient der Modellierung von Pfaden und Gruppen, die gemeinsam das Bedeutungsnetzwerk bilden, auf dem das jeweilige System aufbaut.

    Ein System kann mehrere Pathbuilder haben.

    5 months ago
  • Via "Create" you get to the available concepts, which can be recorded in the system. If one of these concepts is clicked, e.g. the document, the input mask opens for this.

    The input screen for the document is only intended as an example, the meaning of the individual fields is therefore not explained further.

    5 months ago

Do you want to contribute, promote your project and share your knowledge? Please register yourself, get in touch in our forum and commit your project here.

If you are looking for our old websites, here you can find the old WissKI² website and the old WissKI website.