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Looking Back on the Reading the First Books Symposium

As the “Reading the First Books” project draws to a close this fall, we wanted to take a moment to reflect on the symposium celebrating the project that was held at LLILAS Benson at the University of Texas at Austin

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Reading the First Books: Annual Report

Normalized transcriptions, eMOP integration, XML, and indigenous language transcription: here’s a report on where we’re at one year into the Reading the First Books project! [Español] Normalized Transcriptions Tools for automatically transcribing printed books generally produce “diplomatic transcriptions”: that is, transcriptions which preserve

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Reporte Anual del Proyecto “Reading the First Books”

Transcripción normalizada, integración con eMOP, XML, y transcripción de lenguas indígenas: aquí se presenta un reporte de lo que se ha cumplido durante el primer año del proyecto Reading the First Books. [English] Transcripciones Normalizadas Los programas digitales para transcribir libros

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Reading the First Books at LASA

“The Electronic Edition of Colonial and Nineteenth-Century Latin American Texts: New Tools, New Models for Collaboration” XXXIV International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association (LASA), New York City Saturday, May 28, 2016, 8-9:30 a.m. The “Reading the First Books”

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NEH Grant Will Transform Study of Early Books

The University of Texas at Austin is one of six recipients of a Digital Humanities Implementation Grant award from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). The grant of $215,000 will fund “Reading the First Books: Multilingual, Early-Modern OCR for

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