Frequently asked questions
Only accredited users are entitled to access the transcripts of speeches.
No, not all the speeches available on the platform are provided with transcriptions yet. New transcripts are added on a regular basis.
To display a transcript, users must click on the icon Show transcript next to the video. If the video is not provided with a transcript this icon will not be shown.
Only users that have access to My Speech Repository are entitled to download videos.
To download a video, users must click on the icon Download next to the video and the download will start automatically.
To add a speech to the favourites list, users must click on Add to favourites in the bottom left corner of the speech preview after having launched a search. The speech can be found under the main tab My Speech Repository by clicking on Favourite speeches.
The section My friends allows to connect with other users. By clicking on My friends, users can access a list of their friends. Users must provide the full name of another user to send a friend request. A Speech Repository username follows the pattern FIRSTNAME.LASTNAME@INSTITUTION. To enter the username, click on Add friend. Finally, click on Send to submit the request.
After selecting a speech, users must click on Invite to record interpretation next to the video and select a friend. Finally, click on Send invitation.
SCICRec is a tool allowing users to play locally stored speeches and record an interpretation. The application has no directly linked interface with My Speech Repository and only supplies functionalities needed to play the video and record the interpretation. SCICRec can be installed on Windows, MacOS and Linux.
A collection is a private section where speeches can be stored, and users can be added to. Delegates of institutions are entitled to create private collections and add speeches to them. The content of a collection will only be available to its members. Under My collections users can find their collection memberships. By clicking on a specific collection’s name users cannot access the collection’s speeches. Instead, they must use the regular search function.