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Requester UI Guide (API Version 2017-01-17)

Getting Started with the Requester UI

To get started using the Requester User Interface (RUI), you must create an Amazon Mechanical Turk account, or sign in if you already have an account.

To create an Amazon Mechanical Turk account, or sign in

  • Go to the Amazon Mechanical Turk Requester website and do one of the following.

    To... Do this...

    Create a Mechanical Turk account

    Click Create an Account and follow the on-screen instructions.

    Sign in using your Mechanical Turk account

    Click Sign In: Requester and follow the on-screen instructions.

Using the Requester User Interface

Once you have signed in using your Mechanical Turk account, you are ready to use the Requester User Interface (RUI). The RUI makes it easy to create a HIT template, publish HITs, manage batch results, and manage Workers. The steps for using the RUI are shown in the following table.

Step Relevant Topic

Step 1 - Define the properties and design the layout of your Project.

Creating a Project

Step 2 - Publish your batch of HITs.

Publishing a Batch

Step 3 - Approve or reject the work done on your HITs. You can download the results, review them offline, and republish rejected HITs.

Managing Batches

Step 4 - View a Worker’s approval rating, award bonuses, assign qualifications, or block Workers from working on your HITs.

Managing Workers