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
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.
The 2nd edition of the Succeed Awards recognised the successful evaluation and take-up of text digitisation tools implemented by the external libraries collaborating with the Succeed project. The awards were delivered during the Succeed Final Conference, that took place in the Bibliotèque national de France, in Paris, last 28th of November.
After the lunch break, the conference continued with the second block: ‘The future of digitisation: sustainability and roadmapping’. This block was introduced by Alicia Blaya, WP7 leader, who provided an overview of this WP and introduced the following sessions. Tomasz Parkola, leader of WP4 presented the highlights of this WP presenting best practices in the digitisation of CH: tools, formats and licensing.
In this video the Slovak Chemistry Library (Slovenská chemická knižnica) explains its results after testing some of the tools in the frame of the Succeed project.
The rules of play as far as digitisation is concerned are a little clearer now thanks to the decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) of 11 September 2014 in Case C-117/13 TU Darmstadt, or are they? Continue reading
The Succeed project final conference “Succeed in digitisation. Spreading excellence” will take place at Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris, on November 28th, 2014. The free registration is now open at https://www.eventbrite.fr/e/succeed-in-digitisation-tickets-11974663541. Continue reading