Buddhist Digital Resource Center seeks Executive Director
March 7, 2018
March 7, 2018
Intensive 5-day programme on book production, dissemination and consumption from the 15th to the 19th centuries.
Stadscampus, University of Antwerp, Belgium. The summer school will take place in the Ruusbroec Institute Library, some sessions will take place at the Hendrik Conscience Heritage Library and the Plantin-Moretus Museum.
2 - 6 July 2018
THE MANFRED R. LEHMANN MEMORIAL MASTER WORKSHOP IN
THE HISTORY OF THE JEWISH BOOK AT THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA
Eighteenth Annual Manfred R. Lehmann Memorial Master Workshop for Faculty, Professionals, and Graduate Students
Date: June 3-4 (Sunday-Monday), 2018
Location: Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Jewish Studies, 420 Walnut St., Philadelphia, Pa 19106
Title: “The Use of Medieval Manuscripts and Masoretic Comments to Determine the Accurate Text of the Bible and of its Commentaries”
I hope that you are well. I am writing to bring a highly interesting workshop to your attention. All of the details are set out below and anyone interested in participating should contact Dr George A. Kiraz (email@example.com) directly.
Radboud University Nijmegen
Historians of Western medieval, Byzantine, and Islamic art are warmly invited to propose contributions to an edited volume on the theme of depictions of precious metalwork in manuscript painting:
Another article on the topic of handwritten text recognition:
Vickie Isabella Westen, "Soon computers can decipher your great grandmother’s scribbles," Science Nordic, November 12, 2017, http://sciencenordic.com/soon-computers-can-decipher-your-great-grandmot...
(A program that can recognise old handwriting will soon be introduced in Denmark. Historians describe it as revolutionary and fantastic)
Friends of the Princeton University Library Research Grants
Each year, the Friends of the Princeton University Library offer short-term Library Research Grants to promote scholarly use of the Library’s special collections. The award is $1,000 per week (up to four weeks) plus transportation costs.
"Adam Matthew Digital last month announced the launch of Handwritten Text Recognition (HTR), an artificial intelligence (AI) technology that enables full-text searching of digitized, handwritten manuscript collections."
Source: Matt Enis, "Adam Matthew Enables Full-Text Search of Handwritten Manuscripts," Library Journal, October 26, 2017, http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2017/10/technology/adam-matthew-enables-full-text-search-hand...