Data Conversion Laboratory Converts 18th and 19th Century Materials for Accessible Archives
The South Carolina Gazette, South Carolina’s first successful newspaper, was published between 1732 and 1780. Parts I and II of the digitized version covering 1732-1751 already were mounted. Keying text from images digitized from microfilm DCL created a fully XML-tagged searchable file for Parts III, IV and V, 1752-1780.
Published primarily between 1870 and 1900, the large county volumes comprising the American County Histories collection form the cornerstone of local historical and genealogical research. DCL cleaned up the OCRed Word files that comprise the text of the
DCL also created MARC records for all seven of Accessible Archives’ databases including African American Newspapers, The Civil War, The Liberator, Godey’s Lady’s Book and the Pennsylvania Gazette. These records allow the searcher to identify each individual publication within the collections in greater depth, such access identification providing a basis for expanding wider metadata.
About Data Conversion Laboratory, Inc.
Founded in 1981, Data Conversion Laboratory, Inc. converts and organizes content to create electronic documents, populate databases and publish on the web, sustaining long — term strategic relationships with its clients preparing for tomorrow’s technology. DCL operates with facilities on four continents, providing support services for high-volume data-entry and data-processing using its real-time web-accessible process control software. DCL converts from any format to any format, and has processed more than a quarter of a billion pages.
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