The Dilettante


by dc:creator

Like any other project, our task with the MJP is vulnerable to difficulties. The past two weeks have been been consumed by troubleshooting our OCRing software, ABBYY FineReader Pro.At the end of my last post, my progress was gaining steam. I had successfully converted these image scans of The Dilettante issues 1.1 and 1.2 into edited, compiled PDFs ready for OCRing. OCRing stands for optical character recognition. It is the process that ultimately allows the reader to search through a [...]

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Mapping Catholics

Bi-weekly Lull

by bbarcenas

Hello! Last week, I talked a bunch about specific purchases that folks were making from the Jesuits in 1846.  These included a “How to” book, and books on some influential Catholic people.  Instead of going more in depth with the purchases for this coming week, there are other things to address first. First, there is … Continue reading Bi-weekly Lull

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