RESOURCE: Crowdsourcing + Machine Learning: Nicholas Woodward at TCDL

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Nicholas Woodward, Software Developer at the University of Texas Libraries, shares the text of the talk he gave at the Texas Conference on Digital Libraries. Woodward describes his novel approach for transcribing the Digital Archive of the Guatemalan National Police Historical Archive, a collection of over 12 million pages: My approach looks to break up ...

PROJECT: transcribe.unl.edu: Collaborative transcription at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

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The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has unveiled the first project in its effort to transcribe digitized documents through crowd-sourcing. UNL “alumni, students, and friends” are invited to volunteer to transcribe the collection of UNL’s historical Cornhusker yearbooks. The transcription project arose through a collaboration between the Archives & Special Collections, the Center for Digital Research in the Humanities (CDRH), ...