+ Looking back on 2016…

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January is always a time for reflection and at the READ project, we have a lot to reflect on! ¬†We’ve been busy over the past 12 months in our mission […]

+ Watch presentations from our ‘Digital Toolbox’ Conference

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On 10 October 2016, we asked researchers, archivists and curators to discuss ‘What should be in your Digital Toolbox?’ at our conference in London. ¬†This event was organised by the […]

+ Meet the READ project partners – Max Bryan

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What’s your name? Max Bryan. Where do you work? The Department for Natural Language Processing at Leipzig University. Tell us a bit about your background… My main research interests lie […]

+ What’s that written in the margin? Handwritten Text Recognition, Marginalia and John Stuart Mill

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Some people are horrified by the thought of writing notes on the pages of books. ¬†But for the English philosopher John Stuart Mill (1806 – 1873), marginal notes were a […]

+ Another partner joins the READ project network

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The READ project network continues to expand, as we welcome a new Memorandum of Understanding partner from Finland! ¬†The Society of Swedish Literature in Finland ¬†exists to preserve and promote […]

+ Meet the READ project partners – Tobias Hodel

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What’s your name? Tobias Hodel.                   Where do you work? State Archives of Zurich. Tell us a bit about your background… I […]

+ Presenting READ at the next International Medieval Congress!

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We are excited to report that the READ project will be presenting a panel at the next International Medieval Congress at the University of Leeds in July 2017. READ partners […]

+ Working with a small crowd ‚Äď Transcribing the ‘Bozner Ratsprotokolle’

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The READ project is working to make handwritten historical collections more accessible through the development and application of Handwritten Text Recognition (HTR) technology.¬† This technology is certainly of interest to […]

+ Meet the READ project partners – Joan Andreu S√°nchez

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What’s your name? Joan Andreu S√°nchez                     Where do you work? Universitat Polit√®cnica de Val√®ncia Tell us a bit about your […]

+ Transkribus comes to Youtube!

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Lights, camera action! ¬†Transkribus now has a Youtube channel. ¬†Our channel will be a place for us to share ‘How to’ videos to help users work with the Transkribus platform. […]