Looking Ahead – Our 2024 Project Preview TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | I began working with the Cultural Heritage Digitisation Services team last November, as a Digitisation Operator. Before joining the team, I was digitising plant specimens in the Herbarium of the …Continue reading →

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AHFAP 2023: A Snapshot TAGS: | | | | | At the beginning of November, I was given the opportunity to attend the Association of Historical and Fine Art Photography (AHFAP) Conference 2023 at the Barbican Centre in London. The …Continue reading →

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Image to Text: Exploring Text Extraction Processes in L&UC TAGS: | | | | Since April I have been an intern with the University of Edinburgh’s Cultural Heritage Digitisation Service (CHDS) and the Centre for Data, Culture and Society (CDCS), looking into text extraction …Continue reading →

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CHDS DAMS Internship Experience TAGS: | | | | | | | | | Over the past 6 months, I have had the pleasure of working with the Cultural Heritage Digitisation Service team as a DAMS (Digital Asset Management System: software used to manage …Continue reading →

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