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InstitutionHostedLicenceSoftwareText TypeTEI?CMS IntegrationUnique FeaturesURLCode
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Alto Editor (kinda working, but obsolete)IMPACT Centre of CompetenceNoApache 2.0Javascript/RubyNonone https://github.com/impactcentre/alto-editor
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Apiary (defunct)Botanical Research Institute of Texas?StructuredNoOCR integration; Regions of Interesthttp://www.apiaryproject.org/https://github.com/jbest/Apiary
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Bentham Transcription DeskUniversity of London Computer Centre; UCL Bentham ProjectAs of 31 August 2012: 4,168 manuscripts transcribed or partially-transcribed (c.2 million words, plus extensive TEI markup), of which 3,949 (93%) are complete.YesGPL2.0MediaWikiYesFull TEI mark-up support; customised toolbar to automatically apply TEI tags to transcripthttp://www.ucl.ac.uk/transcribe-benthamhttp://code.google.com/p/tb-transcription-desk/Transcribe Bentham; Public Record Office of Victoria's (Melbourne) Transcription Pilot
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Bentham TSXUCL and tranScriptoriumYesYeshttp://www.transcribe-bentham.da.ulcc.ac.uk/TSX/
http://transcriptorium.eu/
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Biodiversity Volunteer Portal (rebranded as DigiVol,below)Atlas of Living Australia and Museum Australiahttp://volunteer.ala.org.au/about/indexYesMozilla Public License 1.1Postgres/Java/Grails/Apache???https://code.google.com/p/ala-volunteer/source/checkoutAtlas of Living Australia
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Boolean TranscriptorUniversity College Cork, rep. of Ireland377 items, 2495 scansNoTo Be DecidedRuby on Rails+plugins, Bootstrap, jQuery+pluginsPlain text at the moment; in time transitioning to MarkdownNot Yet :)NoNice navigation, highlighting, YAML drivenhttp://boole-papers.electropoiesis.org/https://github.com/igravious/-boolean-transcriptor
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Canadian Census - 1901, 1911, etcAutomated Genealogy>13 million census records transcribed, proofreading underwayYesStructured data (census records)Nohttp://automatedgenealogy.com/census/
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Civil War Diaries & Letters Transcription Project (see DIYHistoryTranscribe)The University of Iowa LibrariesAs of 2/24/12: 9,043 pagesFree-Formhttp://papyri.github.com/documentation/
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DigivolAustralian Museum
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DIYHistoryTranscribeUniversity of Iowa LibrariesYes?Scripto, Omeka, MediawikiFree-form http://diyhistory.lib.uiowa.edu/code.htmlhttps://github.com/ui-librarieshttp://diyhistory.lib.uiowa.edu/
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DromioFolger LibraryYes?PHPFree-FormYesCustomizable set of elements, multiple trasncriptions allowed, transcriptions can be collateddromio.folger.edu
http://collation.folger.edu/2014/12/a-transcriba-what/
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Family Search IndexingFamily SearchProprietaryStructured data (Genealogy)Nohttps://indexing.familysearch.org/newuser/nuhome.jsf?3.9.6
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FieldDataAtlas of Living Australia/Gaia ResourcesMozilla Public License 1.1JavaNohttp://www.ala.org.au/get-involved/citizen-science/fielddata-software/http://code.google.com/p/ala-citizenscience/http://volunteer.ala.org.au/project/index/42780
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FromThePageBen Brumfield4200+ pages transcribed,
50%+ indexed as of 2012-01-01
YesAGPL 3.0
(inquire for dual license)
Ruby on RailsFree-formYes (as export)Archive.org, Omeka, any IIIF-compliant digital library systemSemantic mark-up for indexing/annotation, OCR correction, collaborative translationhttp://fromthepage.com/http://github.com/benwbrum/fromthepage/wikiSan Diego Natural History Museum: Laurence M. Klauber Field Notes
Southwestern University: Zenas Matthews Diary
Rhodes College: Shelby Foote Diaries (private)
Northwestern University Library: private project
Penn State U.: Phillip K. Dick folders
Mosman Council (NSW): WW1 letters, diaries, and inscriptions
U. Delaware: Civil War diary of Joseph Brown
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Harold "Doc" Edgerton ProjectMIT?Free-Formhttp://edgerton-digital-collections.org/notebooks
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intranda viewerintranda GmbH (http://www.digiverso.com)optionalProprietaryJava / TomcatFree-Form / Structured datayes (as Export)nonehttp://www.digiverso.com/de/products/viewerhttp://sl07.kobv.de/viewer/
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Islandora TEI Editor (defunct)UPEI, Robertson LibraryNoGPL 3.0Drupal/FedoraFree-formYesFedoraTEI mark-up of documents hosted in Fedorahttp://wiki.tei-c.org/index.php/IslandoraTEIEditorhttps://github.com/Islandora/islandora_tei_editorPublic Records Office, Victoria http://prov.versi.edu.au/
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Itineranova-Editor (defunct)Stadsarchief Leuven/HKI Cologne4 000 recordsGPL3XRX/JavascriptLine based medievalYes (basic transcription features)http://www.mom-wiki.uni-koeln.de/https://subversion.rrz.uni-koeln.de/trac/eXist-A/browser/trunk/my/XRX/www/inhttp://www.itineranova.be/
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Letters of 1916Trinity College Dublin, rep. of IrelandWordpress, Scripto, DIYHistory, Bentham TEI Toolbarhttp://dh.tcd.ie/letters1916/
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Mirador (transcription branch)IIIFNoApache 2.0JavaScriptFree-formNoIIIFprojectmirador.orghttps://github.com/IIIF/mirador/tree/transcription
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National Archives Transcription Pilot ProjectU.S. National Archives1,000+ pages (300+ records)DrupalFree-FormDrupalDifficulty rating (Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced), lock out feature, commenting, links to online cataloghttp://transcribe.archives.gov/
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North American Bird Phenology ProgramUSGS560,271 cards transcribed; 1,104,494 cards scannedStructured dataNohttp://www.pwrc.usgs.gov/bpp/
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OpenScribe (defunct)??PerlDrupalFree-form?Drupalhttp://code.google.com/p/openscribe/
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PerseidsTuftsYesGPL 3.0Ruby on RailsFree-FormYeshttp://perseids.org/https://github.com/perseids-project/perseids_docs
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PyBOSSACitizen Cyberscience Centre/OKFN?AGPL 3.0Python/GDocsTabularNoData entry via GDoc spreadsheethttp://pybossa.com/https://github.com/PyBossa/pybossaTranscribe Bleek & Lloyd
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Scott Transcription@anthonygoddard / zerosixzero.orgYesApache 2RubyFree-formdesigned for Scott / Terra Nova log entrieshttp://scott-transcription.zerosixzero.orgtbdhttp://scott-transcription.zerosixzero.org
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Scribe (Zooniverse)ZooniverseUpon application.MITjQuery/Ruby on RailsStructured
data
NononeBlind triple-keying, data linked to imageshttp://github.com/zooniverse/ScribeWhat's the Score at the Bodleian (earlier versions at OldWeather.org)
FreeREG/FreeCEN rewrite for FreeUKGen will extend Scribe in 2012.
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ScribeAPIZooniverseCoffeescript / Ruby on RailsStructured
data + Free-form
Nohttps://github.com/zooniverse/scribeAPIhttps://github.com/zooniverse/scribeAPI
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ScriptoCenter for History and New Media at George Mason UniversityNoGPL 3.0PHP library, MediaWikiFree-form, wikitextNoOmeka, WordPress, DrupalCan be integrated into potentially any CMS or personal archivehttp://scripto.orghttps://github.com/chnm/Scripto
https://github.com/omeka/plugin-Scripto
https://github.com/chnm/scripto-wordpress-plugin
https://github.com/chnm/scripto-drupal-module
Papers of the War Department, 1784-1800
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Smithsonian Digital VounteerSmithsonian museumMany projects completedNohttps://transcription.si.edu/
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Son of Suda On-LineIntegrating Digital PapyrologyAs of 3/28/12: 3,694 submissions approvedNoGPL 3.0Ruby on RailsFree-FormYesnoneGit backendhttps://github.com/sosol/sosolpapyri.info
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T-PENSt. Louis U Center for Digital TheologyAs of 11/20/2012: 1,088 projects created by 538 users for a total of 61,162 lines transcribed?EPL 2.0Java/JavascriptLine-based
medieval
Yesusers can create export pipelines that can export transcriptions directly into a CMS database (such as Drupal)Direct linking of transcription to lines of text in imagehttp://digital-editor.blogspot.com/https://github.com/jginther/T-PENhttp://t-pen.org/TPEN/
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TextLab (defunct)John Bryant,et al, Hoftsta UniversityNo??Free-formYes?Direct annotation of TEI add/del tags onto images.http://mel.hofstra.edu/textlab.htmlMelville Electronic Library
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TrasncribablePropublicaRuby on Rails (extension to ActiveRecord)StructuredNoDocucloudhttps://projects.propublica.org/free-the-files/https://github.com/propublica/transcribable
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typewright18c connect (Texas A&M)Line-based OCR correctionNoECCO/EEBOhttp://www.18thconnect.org/typewright/
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UnbinderyBen Crowder10,000+ book pages transcribed (Project Gutenberg Thailand); 3000+ pages transcribed (Mormon Texts Project)YesMITPHP/JavascriptFree-formNoIs a CMShttp://bencrowder.net/coding/unbindery/https://github.com/bencrowder/unbinderyProject Gutenberg Thailand http://gutenbergthai.org; Mormon Texts Project http://mormontextsproject.org/
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VdU-EditorMonasterium.net/HKI CologneGPL3XRX/JavascriptFree-Form/structured datapossible (configurable for any xsd-schema)full XML-editor with hidden XML-syntaxhttps://github.com/icaruseu/mom-ca/wiki/How-to-Use-EditMOM3-Environmenthttps://github.com/icaruseu/mom-cawww.monasterium.net; Virtuelles deutsches Urkundennetzwerk: www.vdu.uni-koeln.de
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Velehanden.nlhttp://picturae.com/nl/as of 6/18/12: >240,000 recordsyesClosedStructured dataVolunteers earn points that can be used to purchase scanshttp://www.velehanden.nlmilitieregisters.nl
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Veridian SoftwareDL ConsultingOptionalProprietaryVeridianAllows free-form transcription as well as structured line-by-line transcription (if METS/ALTO is used for underlying data).TEI is supported but METS/ALTO is recommended.No* Supports line-by-line correction of errors in OCRed material (similar to the Trove and British Newspaper Archive sites).

* Supports transcription of unstructured text (with side-by-side image/transcription display).

* Supports structured metadata entry/transcription, in addition to text transcription.

* Transcriptions/corrections instantly become "live" (i.e. are searchable).
http://veridiansoftware.comhttp://cdnc.ucr.edu/
http://cambridge.dlconsulting.com/
http://virginiachronicle.com/
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Virtual Transcription LaboratoryPoznań Supercomputing and Networking CenteryesJava Enterprise Edition + TesseractStructured dataNoIntegrated OCR tool, trained for Polish historical documents also facility for OCR training is available. Nice and simple transcription editor which allows for text-image linking.http://wlt.synat.pcss.pl/http://wlt.synat.pcss.pl/wlt-web/index.xhtml
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What's On the Menu? (custom Ruby on Rails app)New York Public Library796,136 dishes from 12,541 menusRuby on RailsStructured dataNohttp://menus.nypl.org/
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Wiki::Score (music scores in ABC)?DocuWikiCollaborative music editionhttp://www.wiki-score.org/doku.php
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WikisourceWikimediahttp://toolserver.org/~phe/statistics.phpYesGPL 2.0MediaWikiFree-formNoArchive.orgWorkflow managementhttp://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Main_Pagehttp://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/MediaWikiNARA Citizen Archivist Dashboard
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World Archives ProjectAncestry.comYesProprietaryInstalled .exe clientStructured data (Genealogy)??difficulty rating, context based help, multiple achive sourceshttp://community.ancestry.co.uk/awapWorld Archive project and http://www.worldmemoryproject.org/ (essentially another 'way in')
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