Subtitles with ELAN; this “how-to” guide describes how to make subtitled DVDs or video files with subtitles that are included in the video stream. The software that is being used is all free (some of it open source), most of the packages can be downloaded from http://www.doom9.org
Using ELAN: a getting-started guide. This is a guide that covers the most important features of ELAN and that explains how to get started with it. Although focusing on sign language research, this guide is a useful starting point for any new ELAN user.
Albert Bickford (SIL International and University of North Dakota)
Non-hardcoded subtitles with ELAN. This is a brief tutorial explaining how to create subtitled videos without re-encoding the video file. The subtitles are stored in a separate .srt file, the media player takes care of overlaying the video with the text. The tutorial includes a section on how to deal with special characters.
Mark Dingemanse (Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics)
Coding manual – Multimodal Data Transcription and Annotation with ELAN This is a detailed description of the coding system of the ANR Multimodality research project. The system includes Linguistic annotation, Narrative annotation, Gesture transcription, coding validation and more. Available in English and French.
Jean-Marc Colletta (Université Stendhal-Grenoble III) et al.
Regular expressions for ELAN users. This is a user friendly guide and description of how to use regular expressions in ELAN’s multiple file search. Built on query examples that are common for field linguistics (and beyond).
Ulrike Mosel (Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel)