A Bulletin is one piece of documentation that provides information about a specific event. Bulletins could be from almost any type of content, such as videos, audio, pictures, documents, interviews, reports, text files, etc.
An internal ID unique to every Bulletin.
The ID of the Bulletin in the source. This is a ready-only field that can be added when loading the data into the system. The field is hyperlinked with the link to source in view and edit modes.
Bilingual field for the original title of the Bulletin in the source.
Bilingual field for a second title for the bulletin that is provided by the user and can describe the content of the Bulletin more accurately in case the original title doesn't.
This field allows the user to add internal reference numbers or codes to the Bulletin.
The purpose of this field is to link the Bulletin to one or more sources. Normally, a Bulletin comes from one source, but there are scenarios where linking a Bulletin to multiple sources is a possibility. For example, adding the uploader and the host website of a video.
Text field which is used to add a full description of the Bulletin as well as notes from the user.
Locations that may be related to the Bulletin. For example, the location where an incident which the Bulletins shows took place.
Labels can be added about the content of the Bulletin.
Search functionality that allows the user to search the database for Bulletins that might be related to the current Bulletin and link them together using one of these pre-set roles:
Search functionality that allows the user to search the database for Actors that might be related to the current Bulletin and link them together using one of these pre-set roles:
Search functionality that allows the user to search the database for Incidents that might be related to the current Bulletin and link them together. Currently, there's a single ‘Default’ relationship that can be used, but SJAC will add more relationships in the future as our methodology develops further in this area.
This section can be used to view, upload and link media files which are related to the Bulletin. The video player has an in-built functionality to take screenshots from videos and link them to the Bulletin with ease.
Events can be used to add one or more time and location entries from the information contained in the Bulletin.
The URL to the original source from which the information was obtained. ‘Not Available’ checkbox can be selected if the source link is not applicable, for example, if the information was obtained from an offline source. A ‘Private’ option can be used if the URL is not reachable anymore. The field validates the entry and will not accept an invalid URL.
This field is required to save the Bulletin unless ‘Not Available’ checkbox is checked.
Datetime field that can be used to add the time and date of publishing of the materials.
Datetime field that can be used to add the time and date in which the information contained in the Bulletin was documented.
Every time the Bulletin is updated, the user must provide a comment about the nature of the update.