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HANDWRITTEN TEXT RECOGNITION TRANSFORMS ACCESS TO THE PAPERS OF FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE

Posted on December 06, 2017

(Marlborough, UK – November 2017) Medical Services and Warfare, 1850-1927, the latest primary source collection from Adam Matthew Digital, has transformed access to the personal and professional writings of Florence Nightingale with exclusive Handwritten Text Recognition (HTR). The HTR technology allows these handwritten papers to be fully searchable for the first time. Dr Patrick Spero, Director, American Philosophical Society Library, explains the...

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JISC & ADAM MATTHEW DIGITAL LAUNCH SECOND GROUP PURCHASING SCHEME SUPPORTING GREATER ACCESS TO DIGITAL PRIMARY SOURCES

Posted on November 30, 2017

A NEW SELECTION OF DIGITAL PRIMARY SOURCES ARE NOW AVAILABLE THROUGH A SECOND GROUP PURCHASING SCHEME TO ENHANCE UK TEACHING AND RESEARCH (Marlborough, UK – November 2017) UK Higher Education institutions are now able to benefit from a second group purchasing initiative with Jisc which sees multiple Adam Matthew Digital research and teaching collections made available to purchase at an exceptional discount level. After great success of an...

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A CULTURAL REVOLUTION: OVER FOUR HUNDRED YEARS ON THE HISTORY OF PRINTING, PUBLISHING AND BOOKSELLING DIGITISED

Posted on September 28, 2017

ADAM MATTHEW DIGITAL PUBLISHES THE STATIONERS’ COMPANY ARCHIVE, 1554-2007 (Marlborough, UK – Thursday 28th September 2017) Literary Print Culture, the latest primary source collection from Adam Matthew Digital, makes available The Stationers’ Company Archive with material from 1554 to the 21st Century. Widely regarded as one of the most important sources for the history of the book, publishing and copyright, the archive of The Worshipful Company...

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ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE TRANSFORMS DISCOVERABILITY OF 17TH AND 18TH CENTURY MANUSCRIPTS USING HANDWRITTEN TEXT RECOGNITION

Posted on September 14, 2017

ADAM MATTHEW DIGITAL ANNOUNCES FULL-TEXT SEARCH TECHNOLOGY TO BE RELEASED WITHIN ITS DIGITAL MANUSCRIPT COLLECTIONS FOR TEACHING AND RESEARCH (Marlborough, UK – Thursday 14th September 2017) Adam Matthew Digital is the first primary source publisher to utilise artificial intelligence to offer transformative search capabilities with Handwritten Text Recognition (HTR) for its manuscript collections. The first new collection available with this...

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BRINGING THE IMPORTANT HISTORY OF CANADA’S PAST TO INSTITUTIONS NATIONWIDE

Posted on September 06, 2017

(Marlborough, UK – 6th September 2017) Institutions across Canada can now benefit from full access to Frontier Life: Borderlands Settlement and Colonial Encounters, a digital collection of primary sources offering a glimpse into Canada’s unique historic past. Consortia Canada, Adam Matthew and 18 leading academic institutions have collaborated to open this essential content to libraries and educational institutions nationwide, including all...

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HISTORIC 17th & 18th CENTURY MANUSCRIPT DOCUMENTS MADE FULLY SEARCHABLE USING ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

Posted on September 06, 2017

EXCLUSIVE PARTNERSHIP WITHIN PRIMARY SOURCE PUBLISHING SEES ADAM MATTHEW DIGITAL AND PLANET-AI ENABLE FULL-TEXT SEARCH ACROSS DIGITISED MANUSCRIPTS (Marlborough, UK – Wednesday 6th September 2017) Adam Matthew Digital is the first primary source publisher to work exclusively with Planet-AI, a science and R&D driven software company, to utilise Artificial Intelligence to offer transformative search capabilities with Handwritten Text Recognition...

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TWO CENTURIES OF GLOBAL MIGRATION: MOTIVES AND MEMORIES

Posted on August 30, 2017

MILLIONS OF PERSONAL STORIES BROUGHT TO LIFE THROUGH DIGITISED MATERIAL FROM TWENTY-SIX ARCHIVES ACROSS THE GLOBE (Marlborough, UK – Wednesday 30th August 2017) Migration to New Worlds charts the emigration experience of millions across 200 years of turbulent history, bringing together digitised material from twenty-six archives around the globe. Publication of Module II: The Modern Era marks the completion of this vast resource for teaching and...

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JAPAN’S RISE TO MODERNITY: BRITISH GOVERNMENT DOCUMENTS PUBLISHED

Posted on August 16, 2017

EXTENSIVE COVERAGE OF JAPAN’S ASCENT TO THE RANK OF A GLOBAL SUPERPOWER (Marlborough, UK – Wednesday 16th August 2017) Providing significant insight into the events between First World War victory and Second World War defeat, Foreign Office Files for Japan, 1919-1952 offers access to formally restricted government documents presenting a unique vantage point into a globally unstable political climate. Sourced from The National Archives, UK,...

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SELLING THE AMERICAN DREAM

Posted on April 20, 2017

ONE OF THE LARGEST COLLECTIONS OF TRADE CATALOGUES IN AMERICA DIGITISED FOR INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH Explore the shaping of the United States throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries with Trade Catalogues and the American Home. A new digitised collection of highly visual trade catalogues, cards and marketing ephemera illustrating the rise of the American dream and evolution of commercial tastes and consumer trends between...

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JISC AND ADAM MATTHEW CONNECT TO MAKE DIGITAL PRIMARY SOURCES MORE ACCESSIBLE FOR UK HIGHER EDUCATION

Posted on March 21, 2017

A VAST SELECTION OF DIGITAL PRIMARY SOURCES ARE NOW AVAILABLE THROUGH A GROUP PURCHASING PILOT TO FURTHER ENHANCE UK TEACHING AND RESEARCH UK Higher Education institutions are now able to benefit from a group purchasing pilot with Jisc which sees multiple Adam Matthew digital research and teaching collections made available to purchase at an exceptional discount level. Aimed at supporting Higher Education institutions with a coordinated...

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