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Scan Tailor service

Scan Tailor is an interactive post-processing tool for scanned pages.

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IMPACT-es diachronic corpus

IMPACT Czech Historical Lexicon

The period covered by the Historical Lexicon of Czech is between 1800 and 1900. And the type of material consists of books and newspapers.

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Image Dataset

Vida de Lazarillo de Tormes

From the collection of Biblioteca Nacional de España.

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The Impact Centre of Competence wants to make the digitisation of historical printed text better, faster and cheaper.

Services & Training

Impact training materials

These materials offer practical guidance to museums, libraries and archives undertaking or considering a text-based digitisation project.

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Succeed training materials

These materials offer user’s guidelines for the use of state-of-the-art digitisation tools. They are available in PDF and SCORM.

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Impact services catalogue

Support in implementing OCR solutions and providing training to staff involved in digitisation activities.

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Project proposals corner

Support for the preparation of joint R&D proposals, latest news in EU and national funding opportunities and helpline.

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Map of the digitisation landscape

Compiles projects and initiatives in digitisation and related fields which can be filtered by country and type.

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Swiss Federal Archives

The Swiss Federal Archives (SFA) are the Confederation's service and competence centre for lasting information management. They appraise, secure, describe and provide access to archive-worthy records of the Swiss Confederation. The SFA document the formation and development of the constitutional state and make state activities a matter of record: they thus make a significant ...

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Members of the Board

  • Fundación Biblioteca Virtual Miguel de Cervantes
  • Bibliothèque nationale de France
  • The British Library
  • Instituut voor de Nederlandse Taal
  • KB
  • Poznań Supercomputing and Networking Center (PSNC)
  • Universidad de Alicante
  • Universidad de Guadajalara (Mexico)