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Video archive of the US Congress

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== How to Use Metavid ==
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===How to Use Metavid===
MetaVidWiki includes an powerful [[Help:Searching|searching]] system, you can use the search form in the left column to find people, bills, interests or issues
MetaVidWiki includes an powerful [[Help:Searching|searching]] system, you can use the search form in the left column to find people, bills, interests or issues
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*[[Help:Searching#Finding Legislation|Finding legislation of interest]],  [[S._1200:_Indian_Health_Care_Improvement_Act_Amendments_of_2007|sample bill]]
*[[Help:Searching#Finding Legislation|Finding legislation of interest]],  [[S._1200:_Indian_Health_Care_Improvement_Act_Amendments_of_2007|sample bill]]
* Check out a sample [http://metavid.ucsc.edu/wiki/index.php/Special:Ask?title=Special%3AAsk&q=%5B%5BSpeech_by%3A%3A%3Cq%3E%5B%5BFunding+Interest%3A%3AAttorneys+%26+law+firms%3B%3E1%2C000%2C000%5D%5D%3C%2Fq%3E%5D%5D&po=%3FSpeech+by%0D%0A%3FCategory%0D%0A&sort=&order=ASC&eq=yes semantic search] <span style="font-size:x-small">for Speeches by representative who have received more than a million from Attorneys & law firms interest group</span>
* Check out a sample [http://metavid.ucsc.edu/wiki/index.php/Special:Ask?title=Special%3AAsk&q=%5B%5BSpeech_by%3A%3A%3Cq%3E%5B%5BFunding+Interest%3A%3AAttorneys+%26+law+firms%3B%3E1%2C000%2C000%5D%5D%3C%2Fq%3E%5D%5D&po=%3FSpeech+by%0D%0A%3FCategory%0D%0A&sort=&order=ASC&eq=yes semantic search] <span style="font-size:x-small">for Speeches by representative who have received more than a million from Attorneys & law firms interest group</span>
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=== Get Help ===
=== Get Help ===
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You can also chat with metavid developers & our community live on  
You can also chat with metavid developers & our community live on  
[irc://irc.freenode.net#metavid #metavid].
[irc://irc.freenode.net#metavid #metavid].
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===Help for Bloggers===
===Help for Bloggers===
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== About Metavid ==
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===About Metavid===
MetaVid is a community archive project for public domain US legislative footage.
MetaVid is a community archive project for public domain US legislative footage.
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* Check out a [[Stream:Senate_proceeding_08-01-07|Sample stream view for 08-01-07]]
* Check out a [[Stream:Senate_proceeding_08-01-07|Sample stream view for 08-01-07]]
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===<span style="color: red;"></span><span style="color: blue;"></span>How to Participate?===
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===How to Participate===
Metavid depends on people like you to help make it a better. Here are some quick tips for improving the archive as you use the site.
Metavid depends on people like you to help make it a better. Here are some quick tips for improving the archive as you use the site.
*[[Help:Participation#Improving Documentation| Improving Documentation]]
*[[Help:Participation#Improving Documentation| Improving Documentation]]

Revision as of 21:02, 18 September 2008


How to Use Metavid

MetaVidWiki includes an powerful searching system, you can use the search form in the left column to find people, bills, interests or issues


Get Help

For help, start by reading our FAQ.

You can also chat with metavid developers & our community live on #metavid.


Help for Bloggers


Advanced Uses of Metavid


About Metavid

MetaVid is a community archive project for public domain US legislative footage.

How to Participate

Metavid depends on people like you to help make it a better. Here are some quick tips for improving the archive as you use the site.

About the Metavid Wiki Software

MetaVidWiki (MVW) is a free extension of MediaWiki – the wiki-system powering Wikipedia – that enables community engagement with audio/visual media assets and associative temporal metadata. Metavid extends the SemanticMediaWiki extension and adds three interfaces to mediawiki: Stream MetaEditor, Semantic Media Search and Media Sequencer. Also see features overview

Personal tools

MetaVid is a non-profit project of UC Santa Cruz and the Sunlight Foundation. Learn more About MetaVid

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