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Image and Ground Truth

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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

Diasearch – Diachronic corpus search service

Diasearch is an online service which enables users to perform linguistically enriched queries on a collection of historical texts.

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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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Bibliothèque nationale de France

Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF) is one of the largest public and research libraries in the world with patrimonial collections in all areas of culture and knowledge and in a great variety of languages. The BnF began digitising its collections in the early 1990s and today, its digital library Gallica contains over 2 million digitised documents: manuscripts, sound ...

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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)