Many Hands Make Light Work : Public Collaborative OCR Text Correction in Australian Historic Newspapers

Holley, Rose . Many Hands Make Light Work : Public Collaborative OCR Text Correction in Australian Historic Newspapers., 2009 National Library of Australia. [Book]

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English abstract

An overview of public collaborative OCR text correction in the 'Australian Newspapers' service. The service has been available for 6 months and is innovative in enabling the public to enhance and improve the raw OCR text of newspapers. This is the first library in the world to have considered this as a viable idea and implemented it. The issues and results surrounding this are discussed.

Item type: Book
Keywords: enhancement of data, enrichment of data, virtual user communities, OCR text correction, historic newspapers, collaborative user involvement, collaborative text correction.
Subjects: I. Information treatment for information services > IZ. None of these, but in this section.
J. Technical services in libraries, archives, museum. > JG. Digitization.
C. Users, literacy and reading. > CB. User studies.
H. Information sources, supports, channels. > HA. Periodicals, Newspapers.
Depositing user: Rose Holley
Date deposited: 30 Mar 2009
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:13
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/12907

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