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Automatic Transcription in Colonial Contexts: OCR for the Primeros Libros
The PDF images in the Primeros Libros digital collection, an effort to produce digital facsimiles of all books printed before 1601 in the Americas, pose several challenges for Optical Character Recognition (OCR) systems. ...
TypeWright in the Classroom: Service Learning, Digital Edition Building, and Fostering Student Collaboration
Since the creation of 18thConnect in 2010, our team has striven to answer what we see as a prevailing research question in the study of 18th-Century materials online. Scholarship based on 18th-Century digital collections ...
From Early Modern Printing to Post-Modern Indie Publishing: Using eMOP on AFP
The Early Modern OCR Project (eMOP) is a Mellon Foundation grant funded project whose goal is to improve optical character recognition (OCR) output for early modern printed English texts by utilizing and creating open-source ...
"Endangered Archives, Digitization, and the Possible Futures of Historical Research in Latin America”
This presentation introduces the audience to a multi-year collaboration among digital humanists, historians, translators, and local team members in Cuba, Colombia, Brazil, and Florida. Funded by the British Library ...