The workshop introduces Transkribus and is organized by Huygens ING, INL and the tranScriptorium project. Transkribus is developed in the EU funded projecttranScriptorium, a research infrastructure for transcribing and automated text recognition of historical documents.
Last September 18th, the Impact Centre of Competence and the Open Preservation Foundation organised a kick-off workshop for their new MOOC on Digitisation and Digital Preservation which will be launched soon. The workshop took place in Poznań (Poland) within the International Conference TPDL 2015. Continue reading
The Instituut voor Nederlandse Lexicologie (INL) has become the new Chair-elect of the Impact Centre of Competence Board through its Director, Martin Everaert. Thus, INL takes over from Koninklijke Bibliotheek after 3 successful years. Continue reading
In the course of 2014, colleagues from various divisions of the University Library of KU Leuven (Belgium) were involved in testing tools for OCR (Optical Character Recognition) and NER (Named Entity Recognition), developed in the framework of the Support action Centre for Competence in Digitisation (Succeed). Continue reading
PREFORMA works on one of the main challenges that memory institutions (archives, museums, libraries, etc.) are facing nowadays: the long-term preservation of digital data. In particular, the project will offer memory institutions an open source conformance checker that controls if a file complies with standard specifications and with the acceptance criteria of the memory institution, Continue reading