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Project draws to an end

We now come to the end of the Cause Paper Project blog – at least as far as blogging about project progress. The Cause Papers have been imaged, the main series 1500-1799 have been processed into their delivery formats and … Continue reading

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Cause Paper Colloquium

The Cause Paper Colloquium brought together representatives from ten archives who hold church court records from various of the historic diocese of England, along with historians who have worked on similar records and who have a general interest in digital … Continue reading

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Sharing Outputs

On 27 July we will be joined by representatives from a number of archives holding related archive material for a colloquium ‘Cause Papers Unwrapped’. The day will be opened by Professor Bill Sheils, who will be talking about the significance … Continue reading

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Putting it all together

As we get into the final days of the project things are coming together. All the imaging specified in the project has been completed – although how much of the content will be fully ingested into the Digital Library waits … Continue reading

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Cause Paper Digitisation in pictures

We’ve been very fortunate to have two photographers working with us on the project. This week Katrina Zerilli has been taking some time to document the project in picture.

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Derivative copies

This week we are beginning the process of creating the derivatives that will be used for service delivery and archiving, from the master TIFF image files. The York Digital Library team have created a script that will take each directory … Continue reading

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UROS project gets under way

Last week the UROS project, based at the University of Lincoln, got underway. Student Diane Ranyard is collecting Cause Paper data to support the project ‘Geography, gender and reputation in the Church Courts of York 1400-1550’,  which is looking at … Continue reading

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