Awards 2014


Hill Museum and Manuscript Library

The Hill Museum and Manuscript Library is a remarkable, distributed and cooperative effort aiming to preserve endangered content, as well as to provide online services supporting rich access to facsimilar documents.

Centre d'Études Supérieures de la Renaissance

The CESR is committed to produce both high-quality digital editions (in XML-TEI) and facsimile with reliable transcriptions, and this activity has led to the development of new open-source tools for layout analysis and for transcription.

[Commendations of Merit]


Tecnilógica maintains a constant innovative spirit, creating, for example, new technology for the digitisation of perforated hard cardboard disks and their conversion into MIDI files.

London Metropolitan Archives - University College London

The Great Parchment Book project aimed to publish both the images and transcript online of this of fire-damaged book (165 parchment pages). As a result, new technology (planned to be open-sourced) has been created, specifically, algorithms to flatten pages from images obtained with multiple photographs.

[Full list of candidate institutions]

National Library of Finland

Austrian State Archives

Biodiversity Heritage Library

National University of Ireland, Galway

Centre d'Étude Supérieures de la Renaissance

Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision

Digital Library for Dutch literature


Hill Museum and Manuscript Library

Trier Center for Digital Humanities

London Metropolitan Archives

UC Riverside Center for Bibliographical Studies and Research

Ministry of Culture Croatia

University of Granada

Museum and Institute of Zoology of the Polish Academy of Sciences

University of Innsbruck

National Library Board Singapore