OCR/NER workshop at the DH Summer School (Leuven, 8 September)
OCR/NER workshop at the DH Summer School (Leuven, 8 September) OCR/NER workshop at the DH Summer School (Leuven, 8 September) OCR/NER workshop at the DH Summer School (Leuven, 8 September)

logo_kuleuvenIn 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

Join PREFORMA in testing and improving the conformance checkers!
Join PREFORMA in testing and improving the conformance checkers!

pfo_logoPREFORMA 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

Kick-off workshop of the IMPACT-OPF MOOC on digitisation and digital preservation
Kick-off workshop of the IMPACT-OPF MOOC on digitisation and digital preservation Kick-off workshop of the IMPACT-OPF MOOC on digitisation and digital preservation

The Impact Centre of Competence and Open Preservation foundation has organized the ‘Kick-off workshop of the IMPACT-OPF MOOC on digitisation and digital preservation’, that will take place September, 18th, in Poznan (Poland) during the 9th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries.

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The European Commission has rated as ‘Excellent’ the Succeed project results
The European Commission has rated as ‘Excellent’ the  Succeed project results The European Commission has rated as ‘Excellent’ the  Succeed project results

The final evaluation of the Succeed project took place yesterday, 19th of February, at the University of Alicante during a meeting of the committee of experts appointed by the European Commission (EC) with the Succeed consortium members, formed by the University of Alicante, the Virtual Library Miguel de Cervantes Foundation, the Koninklijke Bibliotheek, the Instituut voor Nederlandse Lexicologie, the Fraunhofer IAIS, the Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Center, the University of Salford, the Bibliothèque Nationale de France and the British Library. The meeting was chaired by Cristina Maier, Succeed Project Officer from the European Commission.

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