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Scripto User Spotlight-DIY History

Today we bring you the first of several spotlights on a different sort of Scripto user. Before, we have featured individual transcribers who have devoted time to transcribing War Department documents. Here, though, we feature an institution that has implemented

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Chronicle of Higher Education article focuses on Papers of the War Dept.

This week the hard work of the Papers of the War Department’s editors and volunteer transcribers was featured in an article entitled “Historians Ask the Public to Help Organize the Past,” in the Chronicle of Higher Education. The PWD archive

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Beta Release of the WordPress + Scripto Plugin and Drupal + Scripto Module

We are pleased to announce the beta release of both the WordPress + Scripto plugin (1.0beta) and the Drupal + Scripto module (1.0beta). Both are available as zip files from our Download page. WordPress + Scripto Features Installation and Configuration Instructions Drupal

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Scripto Plugin for Omeka Sandbox

We’re happy to announce our first publicly released connector script, the Scripto plugin for Omeka. Omeka is a free, open source web publishing platform for online digital archives. The plugin enables transcription of every file in an Omeka archive. We’ve set up an Omeka sandbox where you

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Help Us Test the New Connector Script for Omeka

Do you want to help us test our first publicly released connector script? This one adds a Scripto transcription interface to Omeka, a web publishing platform for digital collections. It exposes many of the features that are possible using the

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Transcribe Everything!

Hello everyone. You’ll be happy to know that I’m making great progress on the Scripto tool library. As you know, we’ve already integrated Scripto into the Papers of the War Department, and we’ll continue to upgrade that interface as we

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Scripto Alpha Launches with the Papers of the War Department

We are pleased to announce the alpha implementation of Scripto with CHNM’s Papers of the War Department, 1784-1800 project.  Beginning today, interested volunteers can register to begin transcribing any of the materials in this groundbreaking digital archive. With major funding

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