SignBank® Dictionaries Video Instruction
Video 1 - DOWNLOAD AN EMPTY SIGNBANK (free)
How do I download an empty database, so I can create my own SignBank, adding my own data?
Video 2 - DOWNLOAD THE ASL SIGNBANK (free)
How do I download the ASL SignBank with data already entered, so I can search and print ASL dictionaries?

Video 3 - PURCHASE A SIGNBANK CD
How can I purchase a SignBank CD on the web?

Video 4 - DOWNLOAD OTHER COUNTRY SIGNBANKS
What other countries have contributed SignBanks for download on the web? (free)
Video 5 - STARTING SIGNBANK
How do I start the program? Windows: Click on OpenMeWindows. Mac: Click on OpenMeOSX
Video 6 - CHOOSING A NAVIGATION LANGUAGE
Click on the Flag at top of the Navigation Panel. Choose a country in the Pull-Down menu. Press Enter two times.
Video 7 - SETTING YOUR PAPER SIZE
In advance to printing, setup your SignBank to default to print US Letter or A4 Paper Size.
The SignBank Portal
A Window Into The Database
Search, View & Print Vocabulary Lists and Dictionaries
Video 8 - SIGNBANK 1: SEARCH BY WORDS
In the Portal...How do I search the entire dictionary sorted by spoken language words? Go to SignBank 1...
Video 9 - SIGNBANK 1: PREVIEW A FOUND SET
How do I preview (review) a found set of signs, sorted by words, in two-column format?
Video 10 - SIGNBANK 1: PREVIEW A FOUND SET
How do I preview (review) a found set of signs, sorted by words, in three-column format?

Video 11 - SIGNBANK 1: PRINT A FOUND SET
How do I print a found set of signs, sorted by words,
in two-column format?

Video 12 - SIGNBANK 1: PREVIEW ENTIRE DICTIONARY
How do I preview (review) the complete dictionary, sorted by words, in three-column format?
Video 13 - SIGNBANK 1: PRINT ENTIRE DICTIONARY
How do I print the complete dictionary, sorted by words, in two-column format?

Video 14 - SIGNBANK 1: PRINT ENTIRE DICTIONARY
How do I print the complete dictionary, sorted by words, in three-column format?

Video 15 - SIGNBANK 2: SEARCH BY SIGNS
How do I find a sign by searching a list of signs sorted by Sign-Symbol-Sequence (SSS)?
Video 16 - SIGNBANK 2: PREVIEW ENTIRE DICTIONARY
How do I preview the complete dictionary, sorted by Sign-Symbols (SSS), in two-column format?
Video 17 - SIGNBANK 2: PREVIEW ENTIRE DICTIONARY
How do I preview the complete dictionary, sorted by Sign-Symbols (SSS), in three-column format?
Video 18 - SIGNBANK 2: PRINT ENTIRE DICTIONARY
How do I print the complete dictionary, sorted by Sign-Symbols, in two-column format?
Video 19 - SIGNBANK 2: PRINT ENTIRE DICTIONARY
How do I print the complete dictionary, sorted by Sign-Symbols, in three-column format?

Video 20 - SIGNBANK 3: PICTURE DICTIONARY
How do I preview the Picture Dictionary, sorted by SSS,
large size?

Video 21 - SIGNBANK 3: PICTURE DICTIONARY
How do I preview the Picture Dictionary, sorted by SSS,
smaller size?

Video 22 - SIGNBANK 3: PICTURE DICTIONARY
How do I preview the Picture Dictionary, sorted by words,
large size?
Video 23 - SIGNBANK 3: PICTURE DICTIONARY
How do I preview the Picture Dictionary, sorted by words,
smaller size?
Video 24 - SIGNBANK 4: VIDEO DICTIONARY
How do I view the video for a sign?
Video 25 - SIGNBANK 5: SIGN DESCRIPTIONS IN SIGN
Where can I read and print Sign Definitions and Sign Descriptions written in sign language?
Video 26 - SIGNBANK 6: MULTI-LINGUAL DICTIONARY
How do I print multilingual dictionaries?
Video 27 - SIGNBANK 6: BI-LINGUAL DICTIONARY
How do I print bilingual dictionaries?
Video 28 - SIGNBANK 7: SIGN-SYMBOL-SEQUENCE
How can I view the Sign-Symbol-Sequence (SSS)?
Video 29 - SIGNBANK 8-14: SEARCH BY SYMBOLS
There are six different ways to search by symbols.
How to use SignBank 9: Any sign with...

Video 30 - SIGNBANK 8-14: SEARCH BY SYMBOLS
SignBank 9: Any Sign With...
Preview or print vocabulary lists of any found set.
Video 31 - SYMBOLBANK: SEARCH AND PRINT
Find groups of symbols and print symbol listings.
The SignBank Editor
For Dictionary Editors, Linguists and Researchers
Import, Add, Search, Create, Edit & Delete Data
Video 32 - CREATING NEW DICTIONARIES IN SIGNBANK
PART 1: In SignPuddle, be sure that every sign you want to export has a SignSpelling column.
Video 33 - CREATING NEW DICTIONARIES IN SIGNBANK
PART 2: Once the SignSpellings are done in SignPuddle, export only "Completed Signs".
Video 34 - CREATING NEW DICTIONARIES IN SIGNBANK
PART 3: Open SignBank Editor. Click on Import SignPuddle button at bottom left of screen.
Video 35 - CREATING NEW DICTIONARIES IN SIGNBANK
PART 4: When the import process is finished, press the Sort Dictionary by SSS button. Be patient. It is slow.
Video 36 - ADD SPOKEN LANGUAGE DEFINITIONS
Click in the Word-Definition field. Place your cursor and type word-glosses as definitions.
Video 37 - ADD VIDEOS RELATED TO EACH SIGN
Click on the Yellow Arrow to move to the Video-Entry Layout. Add up to two videos per sign.
Video 38 - ADD PICTURE DICTIONARY
Click on the Yellow Arrow to move to the Picture Dictionary Layout. Add a children's illustration.
Video 39 - ADD SIGNS FROM OTHER COUNTRIES
Click on the Yellow Arrow to move to the International Layout. Add signs, words, and flags from countries.
Video 40 - ADD LINGUISTIC DATA IN WORDS
Click on the Yellow Arrow to move to the Linguistic Research Layout. Add spoken language data.
Video 41 - CHANGE TITLES OF LINGUISTIC FIELDS
Click on the title of a linguistic field. In the Pull-Down Menu, choose Edit. Add new titles. Then change titles.
Video 42 - ADD SIGN LANGUAGE ILLUSTRATION
Click on the Sign Illustration window. Insert Picture.
Video 43 - ADD SIGN LANGUAGE DEFINITION
Click on the Sign Definition window. Insert Picture.
Video 44 - ADD SIGN LANGUAGE DESCRIPTION
Click on the Sign Description window. Insert Picture.
Video 45 - SEARCH LINGUISTIC FIELDS
Under View, choose Find. Place the cursor in the field you wish to search. Type search words. Press Enter.
Video 46 - PREVIEW PRINT LINGUISTIC DATA
On the Linguistic Research page, click on one of two Print icons to preview and print in 2 different formats.
Video 47 - PRINT LINGUISTIC DATA
On the Linguistic Research page, click on one of two Print icons to preview and print in 2 different formats.
Video 48 - BROWSE THROUGH DATA IN EDITOR
Click on the pages of the book in the left margin. Each page takes you to the next sign. Reverse to go back.
Video 49 - FIND SIGNS IN THE SIGNBANK EDITOR
Click on the icon Find Record, or under the View Menu, choose Find. Type search-words and press Find.
Video 50 - RETURN TO A LIST OF ALL RECORDS
Click on icon List All Records. Browse through the records by clicking on the pages of the book to the left.
SignBank® Dictionaries Video Instruction

 

Questions? Contact:
Valerie Sutton

 

SignBank Video Instruction is prepared
with SignBank 8.5 Software
http://www.signbank.org/signbank.html

 

SignPuddle Video Instruction is prepared
with SignPuddle 1.5 Software
http://www.signbank.org/signpuddle

 

 

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