Team roles on FirstVoices

 


Understanding language team roles


When someone requests to join a language site, the Language Administrator can choose which level of access they will receive. Different levels of access can affect what different people are able to do within your language site.

Community access role

Member

Language Team roles

Recorder, Recorder with Approval, Language Administrator

There are three different roles that language team members can be assigned. Choosing which role to assign to each person on the team will support you in managing your team’s workflow.

  • Recorders: have a login; can upload and edit private entries; can make private draft suggestions

  • Recorders with Approval: have a login; can upload, edit, and publish entries; can approve drafts

  • Language Administrators: have a login; can upload, edit, and publish entries; can approve drafts; can edit the language homepage; can add site members and team members; can generate and view reports

 


Differences between the roles


Member

Recorder

Recorder with Approval

Language Administrator

Member

Recorder

Recorder with Approval

Language Administrator

Members are not a part of the language team, but have access to 'Members Only' content on your specific language site.

Read more about access:
https://firstvoices.atlassian.net/wiki/spaces/FIR1/pages/17663620

Language Recorders are members of community-based teams responsible for creating language sites.

Language Recorders have the ability to create and edit words, as well as create draft changes for review by the Language Administrator or Recorder with Approval. They aren't able to change the visibility of entries or delete them. They don't have any other administrative controls.

Recorders with Approval are members of community-based teams responsible for creating language sites.

Recorders with Approval have the ability to not only create and edit entries but also change the visibility of them and delete them. They are able to supervise Recorders and the quality of their work. They have full access to manage language entries, but don't have any other administrative controls.

The Language Administrator is the leader of a community-based team responsible for administering FirstVoices language sites.

Language Administrators have access to all language team features on FirstVoices. They are able to supervise all other team members and approve membership on the site. They design and maintain all features of the language site.

These people can:

  • View ‘Members Only’ content

  • View ‘Members Only’ language sites

These people can also:

  • View ‘Team Only’ content

  • Create and edit ‘Team Only’ entries

  • Create drafts to suggest changes on public entries

These people can also:

  • Create, edit, delete and change the visibility of any entry

  • Apply changes from Recorder drafts

This person can also:

  • Edit the language site homepage

  • Approve site members and assign roles

  • Add and edit custom categories

 

Administrator accounts are created by the FirstVoices team. Contact support@fpcc.ca to set up a new Language Administrator account or to change an existing team member’s role.

 

Is your team also working on a Digitization project? If so, check out how to integrate roles between the components: https://firstvoices.atlassian.net/wiki/spaces/DIGI/pages/1278014