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Reading the First Books joins the Early Modern OCR Project

Ocular, the automatic transcription tool used by the Reading the First Books project, was designed as a prototype to test experimental models. One of the goals of the project was to make Ocular more user-friendly by integrating it into an OCR workflow

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New Tools for Modernized Transcription

[Español] The goal of the “Reading the First Books” project is to design and implement tools for the transcription of the Primeros Libros collection of books printed in New Spain in the sixteenth century. One of the first tasks we faced when we

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