+ Date for your diary! The first Transkribus User Conference comes to Vienna in November 2017

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We’re delighted to announce that we will be organising a dedicated conference for Transkribus users this November. The Transkribus User Conference will take place at the Technical University Vienna on […]

+ Coming soon! Teach yourself to read historical handwriting with our e-learning app

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At the READ project, we are dedicated to using new technologies to make historical documents more accessible. ¬†Our latest forthcoming tool is an important part of this mission. Transkribus Learn, […]

+ Algorithms, models and medieval documents – join us at the International Medieval Congress 2017

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We are already getting excited for one of Europe’s biggest history conferences! ¬†The International Medieval Congress¬†attracts medieval scholars from around the globe, who will be presenting their research this year […]

+ DATeCH Conference – learn about Handwritten Text Recognition at our workshop

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The DATeCH International Conference is fast approaching on 1-2 June 2017 in¬†G√∂ttingen. ¬†The conference is a forum for innovative work on the creation, use and transformation of digitised historical documents. […]

+ Machine Reading the Archive in Cambridge

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It was a sunny Tuesday morning when the READ project¬†made it to the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH)¬†at the University of Cambridge for our […]

+ Meet the READ project partners – Sofia Ares Oliveira

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What’s your name? Sofia Ares Oliveira. Where do you work? Digital Humanities Laboratory at Ecole Polytechnique F√©d√©rale de Lausanne (EPFL). Tell us a bit about your background… I studied Electrical […]

+ A new model for Humanities research – collaboration with HumaReC

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HumaReC is a new research platform developed by the Swiss Institute for Bioinformatics. ¬†It is part of a project to investigate the digital production and publication of Humanities data using […]

+ Transkribus in 10 steps?! Find out how in our new video…

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Are you interested in using Transkribus for Handwritten Text Recognition? ¬†If you have a couple of minutes, you can get an overview of the process in our new video. ¬†How […]

+ Welcoming The British Library to the READ project network!

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We are very happy to welcome The British Library into the READ project network as a Memorandum of Understanding partner. ¬†The British Library collection is vast, containing more than 150 […]

+ Meet the READ project partners – Eva Lang

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What’s your name? Eva Lang.                     Where do you work? Passau Diocesan Archives. Tell us a bit about your background… I […]