Here you can find training material from digital skills workshops run by the Two Centuries of Indian Print project.
- A guide for how to install and use the latest version of Tesseract to obtain optical character recognition for your Indian language printed texts
- A presentation introducing OCR for Indian scripts
- A presentation on digitisation standards and workflows as practiced by the British Library. A follow-up digitisation strategy group exercise prompts you to consider how you would approach a digitisation workflow based on three case studies of archival collections
- A presentation introducing concepts of digital scholarship is designed for library and information professionals as well as anybody interested in the creative ways digital scholarship methodologies could be applied to cultural and heritage collections to enhance research potential.
Participants of the digital literacy workshop held at Jadavpur University in December 2016
We encourage you to complete these materials to encourage development of your own collections’ potential. Email TwoCenturies@bl.uk with your ideas and we will endeavour to share through a British Library blog post. For details about all the workshops we have ran, please visit the Two Centuries of Indian Print project page.