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Impact will be next 28th of October in CERL ANNUAL SEMINAR 2014 ‘The Application of Text Encoding Facilities to Digital Versions of European Early Books’, that will take place in the National Library of Oslo (Norway). In the conference, Tomasz Parkoła (Digital Libraries Team, Supercomputing and Networking Center, Poznan) will talk about ‘The Impact Centre of Competence: tools for text digitisation and transcription’.

This year’s annual seminar will start with a general introduction about CERL and its services. The remainder of the day will focus on OCR-ing and text encoding of early printed books, manuscripts, and archival documents. In a range of papers offered by the Impact Centre for Competence, the Institut Universitaire de France, the DHLAB Lausanne, the National Library of Norway, the Bayerische Staatsbiblithek in München, and the universities of Oxford and Groningen, we will hear about the Monk project, AGORA, RETRO, the Bibliothèque Humanistes Virtuelles, the Venice Time Machine, Google efforts in this field and the Text Creation Partnership.

Attendance is free. If you wish to attend please register with the CERL Secretariat at