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Mailing Lists


Get free support for all of your Protégé questions via our mailing lists. The lists are actively monitored by Stanford's Protégé team, as well as many experienced Protégé users from the community at large.

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Protégé User Support

User support for all versions of WebProtégé and Protégé Desktop.

Protégé Developer Support

Developer support for all versions of WebProtégé and Protégé Desktop.

Protégé Announcements

Low traffic, announcement-only list for new releases, availability of short courses, and information regarding Protégé Conferences.

Documentation


Learn about the Protégé toolset and developing ontologies using our product documentation. All documentation is freely available on the Protégé Wiki.

Please note that applying for a user account on the wiki is not necessary for viewing documentation. Obtaining a user account is only required in the event you wish to contribute content.

Look here first!

»Protégé Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to commonly asked questions about the Protégé Project.

»WebProtégé Overview

Get an overview of WebProtégé features and the latest project activity.

»WebProtégé User's Guide

A short user's guide with screencasts and screenshots describing the main user interface elements in WebProtégé.

»Protégé Desktop Overview

Top-level entry point for all documentation pertaining to the latest version of Protégé Desktop, including an overview of editor features, links to tutorials, release notes, etc.

»Ontology Development 101

A guide to creating your first ontology.

»Protégé OWL Tutorial

A substantial guide to the Web Ontology Language (OWL) and ontology engineering.

»WebProtégé Developer's Guide

Describes how to compile and run WebProtégé from an IDE.

»WebProtégé Implementation Guide

A guide for implementing your own WebProtégé components.

»WebProtégé on GitHub

Official home of the WebProtégé code base and issue tracker.

»Protégé Desktop Developer's Guide

Top-level entry point for all Protégé Desktop developer documentation, including instructions for building from sources, building from Eclipse, design documents, etc.

»Protégé Desktop on GitHub

Official home of the Protégé Desktop code base and issue tracker.

»Protégé Desktop Javadoc


More Support Options

Get assistance from the very same people that make Protégé

Attend a Short Course

»Protégé Short Course

A 3-day intensive training in ontology development, hands-on use of the Protégé toolset, and the Web Ontology Language (OWL).

» Next Short Course:
Oct 31 - Nov 2, 2016 @ Stanford

Become a Protégé Affiliate

(fee: $15,000/year)
  • 40 hours consulting
  • One free registration to the Protégé Short Course
  • Protégé coffee mug and t-shirt
  • Recognition in the Protégé Desktop application's About Box

Ask for Consultation

(fee: $500/staff person/hour)
  • Ontology and knowledge base design and/or evaluation
  • Plug-in design and/or development
  • Using Protégé in applications
  • Visualization and comprehension techniques for large knowledge-bases