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IMPACT: Module 12 - Outsourcing

IMPACT: Module 12 - Outsourcing

Online learning resouce covering the outsourcing of digitisation and/or OCR for large scale digitisation of historic text based materials and their subsequent conversion to text by Optical Character Recognition (OCR).

Creator/Owner: IMPACT Project -,

Title: IMPACT OER: Outsourcing

Version: 0.4

Date Released: 01/11/2011

Audience: Project managers and anyone with an interest in the mass-digitisation and OCR of historic text material.

License: Creative Commons - Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike v3 - Unported (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0)



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