Preparation Videos

Dublin Transcription Week

Transcription Week is taking place from the 28th of March to the 1st of April. We hope that you will join people from all over Ireland and beyond while we work towards unlocking important historical documents.

In the run-up to Transcription Week we want to provide more context on the collections being made available. We also want to highlight some training videos and point you to the tutorial on how to use this website.

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Context and Background

How to transcribe

Our tutorial will explain everything you need to know to be able to transcribe during Transcription Week.
We have also created a set of videos which walk through the different tasks involved.

How to register

How to find content

Multipage documents


Transcribing a map

Maps don’t always contain a lot of text and so they can seem like a special case. In this short video you can see how to transcribe one, and how to add additional enrichments like geolocation data.