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Introducing Whiiif – Full text searching across image-based collections TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | Background For historical collections digitisation projects inside the library, we are increasingly looking to provide OCR transcriptions of the documents alongside the digital images. In many cases, this can enhance …Continue reading →

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CSV Mind-Blow(ve)n! TAGS: | | | | | | | | | I was lucky enough to have a paper accepted to Csv,conf,2* in Berlin on the 3rd-4th of May, which was great to do, but it also got me through the …Continue reading →

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Library and University Collections sign up to ArchivesSpace TAGS: | | | | At the end of 2013, the University of Edinburgh’s Library and University Collections (L&UC) became the first institution in the UK and Europe to become members of ArchivesSpace. Built for …Continue reading →

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