A citizen humanities project for the preservation, development and communication of the cultural and textual heritage of the historical region of Tyrol.
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The objective of the project is twofold: increase access to historical newspaper collections by digitising some 500,000 pages published between 1850 and 1950; and investigate the potential of citizen engagement as a means of making these cultural assets more widely known, while harvesting data for research.
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How to participate
From home and by attending the workshops organised throughout the duration of the project.
Some knowledge of German and blackletter script is required.
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A desktop computer or laptop and an internet connection.
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