OCR Searching Users

Creating Keywords Automatically

There’s an awful lot of interesting ideas to unpack in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (ncse) resource mentioned in a previous posting. For a start, there is novel to addition to showing results by showing the image reproduction for a search results as well as the OCR’d transcription. There’s the whole range of partners involved in […]

OCR Research Users

Nineteenth-Century resources – Evolution or Revolution?

Members of the JISC team attended a conference to launch the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (ncse): a free, online edition of six nineteenth-century periodicals and newspapers. The conference was interesting for a number of reasons, not least because it is in a excellent model for getting groups of end-users involved in discussing and using such resources […]

In the news

In the news: lags and legacies

The launch of a couple of digitisation projects have made the news this week. There’s excitement in the papers over the prospect of digging over some of the most sensational trials in British criminal history as the Old Bailey opens its previously unseen files to the public. The Old Bailey Online website, published by the […]