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The International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF) 2017 Conference in The Vatican is intended for a wide range of participants and interested parties, including digital image repository managers, content curators, software developers, scholars, and administrators at libraries, museums, cultural heritage institutions, software firms, and other organizations working with digital images and audio/visual materials. The conference will consist of two events with separate registration:

All proceedings will be in English. 

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Wednesday, June 7 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Demo Session: Polyanno - IIIF and Crowdsourcing Annotations (Room 1)

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The University of Edinburgh has created a project to investigate crowdsourcing transcriptions and translations of its more miscellaneous collections such as those of David Laing, that can have content ranging from Samaritan to Scottish, the ancient worlds to revolutionary France, and so can be notoriously difficult to with. The project is not only developing a website to help us untangle the variety in the Edinburgh collections, but we're also creating an open source package, Polyanno, to help others do the same! We've been working on an accessible, responsive, modular web design to transcribe and translate images, with support for input across a huge array of possible languages and formats. This demo will give a quick overview of the project and our use of IIIF APIs through LUNA and LeafletJS, and annotations compliant with the Open Annotation Model framework.


Wednesday June 7, 2017 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Institutum Patristicum Augustinianum - Room 1 Via Paolo VI, 25 - 00193 Roma

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