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Wellesley College Transcribathon

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Uploaded on Sep 14, 2017

Folger Shakespeare Library and Wellesley College’s Transcribathon was held on
March 8, 2017. Heather Wolfe, Curator of Manuscripts at the Folger Shakespeare
Library, and Paul Dingman, Project Manager for Early Modern Manuscripts Online at
the Folger Shakespeare Library, taught the participants in the basics of paleography
and transcription using the Early Modern Manuscripts Online transcription tool,
Dromio. 50 participants transcribed 193 pages of the Trevelyon Miscellany of 1608.
Students from ENG 325 Advanced Studies in 16th- and 17th-Century Literature,
taught by Sarah Wall-Randell, Associate Professor of English at Wellesley College,
and Art History 299: History of the Book from Manuscript to Print, taught by Ruth
Rogers, Curator of Special Collections at Wellesley College, contributed to the
transcription. The Transcribathon was sponsored by the Andrew W. Mellon Blended
Learning Initiative, the Baum Fund of the Committee on Lectures and Cultural
Events, Book Studies at Wellesley, and Library and Technology Services.

Folder Shakespeare Library:
http://www.folger.edu/

Early Modern Manuscripts Online:
http://emmo.folger.edu/

BLI
http://www.wellesley.edu/lts/bli

Book Studies:
http://www.wellesley.edu/bookstudies

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