+ Ernie O’Malley Interviews Project’s about Transkribus

From the 1930s until 1953 one veteran of the Irish Revolution (1912-23), Ernie O’Malley, interviewed over 450 of his former comrades about their experiences. Although deposited in UCD Archives since […]

+ Presenting the Noscemus-public-model

We are happy to present one of our public models, which is the “Noscemus GM v1”-model released by Stefan Zathammer as part of the Innsbruck based project NOSCEMUS (Nova Scientia: […]

+ Public models: try out new ones and publicise your own!

We are excited to announce that new models had been made available to the Transkribus crowd recently. Getting closer to our goal of being a platform for model sharing and […]

+ READ-COOP SCE formally established!

The READ-COOP SCE with limited liability is now formally established! Under the identification number FN 520187g it is registered in the Austrian company register. READ-COOP SCE will run and further […]

+ Printed vs. handwritten text lines – automatically separated

The Transkribus team collaborates with the Pattern Recognition team of the University Erlangen-Nürnberg (also member of READ-COOP SCE) and the collegues were so great to make an interesting experiment: to […]

+ Digitisation blog of the University Archive Greifswald

Dr. Dirk Alvermann of the University Archive Greifswald is one of the pioneers of Transkribus. He already started working with the first version of Transkribus in 2015. Now, he received […]

+ Paper on Transkribus and handwritten text recognition (HTR) in archives now open access

A general paper about Transkribus was published in the Journal of Documentation.  Transforming scholarship in the archives through handwritten text recognition gives an overview of the current use of HTR […]

+ Successful Transkribus Workshop at DH summer school in Tartu

On 27th of August Barbara Denicolò of the Transkribus Team Innsbruck held a workshop at the summer school “Digital Methods in Humanities and Social Sciences” at the University of Tartu […]

+ Decoding famous British engineer’s handwriting

The SS Great Britain trust accepted the challenge of deciphering Isambard Kingdom Brunel’s handwriting. Without technical help this had been a challenge. The team in charge discovered, that his handwriting […]

+ National Archives releases first version of a Dutch handwriting model

The digitisation team around Liesbeth Keyser from the National Archives in the Netherlands is working hard on creating training data for their collections in order to prepare HTR processing on […]