Getting started

Aleph is a powerful data engine built with investigative reporting in mind. It combines different types of data into a simple search interface.

Aleph contains an ever-growing collection of datasets relevant for finding connections among people, companies, and other assets relevant to investigative journalists. Learn how to search through this vast corpus of data by following the steps outlined here:

With Aleph, organizations can put all kinds of data - from a procurement dataset to a leaked trove of emails - into a single place. This documentation helps people who want to upload, share, and manage data on Aleph.

Part of the Aleph toolkit is Aleph Data Desktop, a tool to sketch out networks of companies, people and their relationships on your own computer.

Check out the FAQ to fill in any gaps that are unclear. And feel free to reach out with any additional questions.

There's also a section for developers and people who want to run their own Aleph system.

If you have problems using Aleph, or want to suggest some future extensions for the toolkit, join our community and chime in:

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