Progress update, 31 December 2011 to 6 January 2012

By Tim Causer, on 8 January 2012

Welcome to the last of the truncated progress updates, for the period 31 December 2011 to 6 January 2012. TB staff return to the office on 9 January, and during the week will begin working through submissions received over the festive period. Thank you for them all!

2,468 manuscripts have now been transcribed, up 47 on last week. We are, therefore, only a few transcripts away from reaching the next landmark of 2,500 transcripts!

The state of play for each box is as follows:

  • Box 2: 270 manuscripts transcribed of 532 (50%)
  • Box 27: 240 of 350 (68%)
  • Box 35: 227 of 439 (51%)
  • Box 50: 46 of 92 (50%)
  • Box 51: 44 of 940 (4%)
  • Box 62: 28 of 565 (4%)
  • Box 70: 164 of 250 (46%)
  • Box 71: 290 of 665 (43%)
  • Box 72: 163 of 664 (24%)
  • Box 73: 119 of 156 (76%)
  • Box 79: 72 of 199 (36%)
  • Box 95: 44 of 147 (30%)
  • Box 96: 476 of 539 (88%)
  • Box 97: 17 of 288 (5%)
  • Box 115: 230 of 307 (75%)
  • Box 139: 38 of 38 (100%)
  • Overall: 44% of the 5,580 manuscripts uploaded to the website have been transcribed thus far.

We have also begun looking at the responses to our user survey, and will set about addressing a few issues raised ther, such as problems with the completed folios page.

Thank you, as ever, to all those who have given their time during the past seven days. We look forward to making further exciting progress with you throughout 2012!