[Mendele] Mendele Personal Notices and Announcements--Seeking consultants for OCR version of Sholem Aleichem

Victor Bers victor.bers at yale.edu
Wed Aug 22 13:07:22 EDT 2018

Mendele Personal Notices and Announcements
Date: Aug. 22, 2018

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From: Raphael Finkel <raphael at cs.uky.edu>
Date: Aug 22, 2018

I have a small grant to hire consultants to complete fixing the OCR
version of the complete works of Sholem Aleichem.  The work, which
everyone can see at


is about 85% complete.  So far, the corrections have been entered by
volunteers, but the rate of progress has slowed down.

Once the corpus is ready, I will then (perhaps again with paid help)
make it easy for readers to view and download entire stories or
chapters.  I will also establish similar sites for other authors, such
as Manger, Mendele, and Perets.  The hourly rate is negotiable.
Consultants must be fluent in written Yiddish, and, preferably,


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