Wooster Projects

Scudery Edition

Laura Burch

An edition of Madame de Scudery’s Seventeenth-Century Conversations

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Improving Open-Source OCR of Historical Books

Sofia Visa

Will Riall

Computer Science priject to implement and improve workflows from the Early Modern OCR Project (eMOP) for use on Seventeenth-Century French Text. A compliment to Scudéry.

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See this project’s code on GitHub!

Digital Edition of Mein Penatenwinkel

Beth Ann Muellner

Transcription and text-based analysis of Carmen Sylva’s novel, and ground-truthing for OCR experimentation.

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Zach Philips-Gary

Katie Holt

James Bonk

Shelley Judge

An easy-to-use, web-based mapping tool that uses Google Sheets for input. No installations required (probably).

See this project’s code on GitHub!

Elsewhere.AnywhereA Travel Writing Journal

Jennifer Hayward

Ananya Shrestha

A publication platform for students of Professor Hayward’s Writing Travel course.

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Gateway for Wooster Women in Sport

Brenda Meese

An Omeka project in which students curate exhibits about eras in sport for women at the College of Wooster, selecting images from the larger digital collection

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See this project’s code on GitHub!

Digitizing the Archive: Newspapers of the 19th century British in Chile

Jennifer Hayward

A digital archive of the English-language newspapers published in Chile between 1843 and 1904. This extensive archive, currently available only on microfilm at the Biblioteca Nacional de Chile, is virtually untapped.

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History of the Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies Program at the College of Wooster

Christa Craven

This project aims to collect and archive data related to the history of the Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies (WGSS) Program at the College of Wooster.

History of the Belousov-Zhabotinsky Reaction

Niklas Manz

This project intends to create a website that will be the go-to place to investigate and understand the historical background of the Belousov-Zhabotinsky reaction.

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