Getting Started

What is a DBL Organization?
DBL is primarily organized around the concept of organizations. A DBL organization may be either a content contributor (also called an IPC or “Intellectual ...
Fri, 3 Jul, 2015 at 6:40 AM
What is an IPC?
An IPC (or “Intellectual Property Contributor”) is primarily a contributor of the assets stored in the DBL. Assets in the library belong to contributing org...
Fri, 3 Jul, 2015 at 6:38 AM
What is an LCH?
As in the non-virtual word a ‘Library Card Holder’ receives permission to use the assets stored in the library for specific purposes and under certain condi...
Fri, 3 Jul, 2015 at 6:38 AM
What is the DBL Services Agreement?
The DBL Services Agreement (SA) is a document which outlines the digital asset management services and obligations which the DBL system extends to a partici...
Fri, 3 Jul, 2015 at 6:43 AM
How does a new organization sign the DBL Services Agreement?
The director for a new organization added to DBL will have received an email message containing a single use web link. This link will take them to a web pag...
Fri, 3 Jul, 2015 at 6:43 AM
What is the Global Bible Catalogue (GBC)?
The Global Bible Catalogue (GBC) is a catalogue of metadata relating to translations-in-development and published Scripture products.   No text or audio...
Fri, 3 Jul, 2015 at 6:45 AM
What is a DBL entry?
The DBL is organized around the concept of archiving and licensing access to various archive entry types. The primary type being stored in DBL is a text ent...
Fri, 3 Jul, 2015 at 6:51 AM
What is a DBL text bundle?
A Digital Bible Library text release bundle is a compressed zip file containing the text and metadata for a scripture translation project. The content is or...
Fri, 3 Jul, 2015 at 6:53 AM
How do I submit a scripture text to DBL?
Paratext provides the uploader client used for submitting scripture text content to DBL. The scripture text itself is maintained within Paratext by the tran...
Fri, 3 Jul, 2015 at 6:50 AM
How does licensing management work in DBL?
DBL provides an interface for contributing (IPC) organizations to add and maintain licensing document templates, which can then be used for defining the ter...
Fri, 3 Jul, 2015 at 6:52 AM