Category Archives: Software

ScanTailor: Installation Instructions and Impressions

When we cannot find a digitized version on the internet, we photograph or scan a book or article ourselves. We end up with photos of pages that are warped and rotated, often with a lot of the surrounding showing, saved

ScanTailor: Installation Instructions and Impressions

When we cannot find a digitized version on the internet, we photograph or scan a book or article ourselves. We end up with photos of pages that are warped and rotated, often with a lot of the surrounding showing, saved

Some notes on the usability of the Zotero Reference Manager for Historical Research

This post was written by guest contributor Jasper Bernhofer. Bernhofer received a Bachelor’s Degree in Middle Eastern Studies and Philosophy from Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg and is currently writing his Master’s thesis in Semitic Studies at Freie Universität Berlin. His thesis includes

Some notes on the usability of the Zotero Reference Manager for Historical Research

This post was written by guest contributor Jasper Bernhofer. Bernhofer received a Bachelor’s Degree in Middle Eastern Studies and Philosophy from Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg and is currently writing his Master’s thesis in Semitic Studies at Freie Universität Berlin. His thesis includes

Cursive Japanese and OCR: Using KuroNet

The Center for Open Data in the Humanities’ KuroNet Kuzushiji Ninshiki Sābisu (KuroNetくずし字認識サービス) launched late last year. KuroNet is a free OCR (Optical Character Recognition) platform which allows users to convert images of documents written in cursive Japanese into printed

Cursive Japanese and OCR: Using KuroNet

The Center for Open Data in the Humanities’ KuroNet Kuzushiji Ninshiki Sābisu (KuroNetくずし字認識サービス) launched late last year. KuroNet is a free OCR (Optical Character Recognition) platform which allows users to convert images of documents written in cursive Japanese into printed

Mapping Ancient Indian Urban Spaces

This article deals with GIS in Classical Indian Studies, focusing on the case-study of “Mapping Vijayanagara.”

Mapping Ancient Indian Urban Spaces

This article deals with GIS in Classical Indian Studies, focusing on the case-study of “Mapping Vijayanagara.”

Apps for Viewing Historical Japanese Maps

Several years ago, I received an iPad and realizing that I wanted to use it for academic purposes began to scour the App Store for potentially useful apps. One app that I came across pertained to an interest of mine

Apps for Viewing Historical Japanese Maps

Several years ago, I received an iPad and realizing that I wanted to use it for academic purposes began to scour the App Store for potentially useful apps. One app that I came across pertained to an interest of mine

Japanese Text Segmentation and Analysis with Web ChaMame

In recent years, numerous pieces of open-source software for the segmentation and morphological analysis of Japanese text have been developed including Kuromoji, Nagisa, and KyTea. Although useful for modern Japanese, few of these platforms can deal with historical texts. For example,

Japanese Text Segmentation and Analysis with Web ChaMame

In recent years, numerous pieces of open-source software for the segmentation and morphological analysis of Japanese text have been developed including Kuromoji, Nagisa, and KyTea. Although useful for modern Japanese, few of these platforms can deal with historical texts. For example,

Google Translate with One Click (Mac)

Yes we all know; Google translator is best described as “quick and dirty”. Nonetheless, we all use it because it is very convenient and helpful. Just like the title suggests, this trick will save you the time of copying the

Google Translate with One Click (Mac)

Yes we all know; Google translator is best described as “quick and dirty”. Nonetheless, we all use it because it is very convenient and helpful. Just like the title suggests, this trick will save you the time of copying the