For an overview of page harvesting see Page harvesting.
To view the page harvesting workflow click here.
To harvest a page:
Note: Each time you open Chrome you will be prompted to disable developer mode extensions. Click Cancel. If you click Disable, ETA Harvester will be disabled. This message is not displayed in Google Chromium or Linux.
The rule set that best matches the URL is automatically applied to the web page. The elements selected by the rule set are highlighted in green.
Text shaded in black (such as superscript references to footnotes and hyperlinks to edit text), or surrounded by a black border (such as sidebars and tables of contents), will be excluded from the harvest.
The black border indicates that even though text within the border has been selected for harvesting (green), the rule set states that the block containing the text is to be excluded from the harvest.
Due to the varying nature of web pages and the effectiveness of individual rule sets, you may need to manually select and deselect elements to ensure that you harvest exactly what you want.
If you are not satisfied with the selection made by the rule set you can:
Note: If you are harvesting a page to create or add to a gold standard and you are unable to select elements with the level of precision you require, you will be able to edit your selections when you create rules in the gold standard collection.
The element is highlighted in green to indicate that it has been selected.
Highlighting is removed from the element.
The element is highlighted in green.
All similar elements are highlighted in green to indicate that they have been selected.
The green highlight is removed from the similar elements.
In Single mode, only that element is highlighted in black. In Similar mode, all similar elements are highlighted in black.
Note: The number of elements selected by the rule set is shown under the Rule set drop down list.
Note: The number of documents in the collection is shown below the Selection modes.
A message confirms that the document has been sent to the ETA collection.