Progress update, 5 to 11 May 2012

By Tim Causer, on 11 May 2012

Welcome to the progress update for the week 5 to 11 May 2012, a period in which steady progress continues to be made towards reaching our 3,500th transcript.

3,415 manuscripts have now been worked on, which is an increase of 43 upon last week’s total. Of these transcripts, 3,179 (93%) are now complete and locked, ready for uploading to our digital repository.

The more detailed state of progress is as follows:

  • Box 2: 330 manuscripts transcribed of 532 (62%)
  • Box 27: 302 of 350 (86%)
  • Box 35: 231 of 439 (52%)
  • Box 50: 57 of 92 (61%)
  • Box 51: 55 of 940 (5%)
  • Box 62: 51 of 565 (9%)
  • Box 70: 168 of 250 (48%)
  • Box 71: 561 of 665 (84%)
  • Box 72: 446 of 664 (67%)
  • Box 73: 136 of 156 (87%)
  • Box 79: 78 of 199 (39%)
  • Box 95: 45 of 147 (30%)
  • Box 96: 521 of 539 (96%)
  • Box 97: 25 of 288 (8%)
  • Box 100: 75 of 429 (17%)
  • Box 115: 245 of 307 (79%)
  • Box 116: 51 of 864 (2%)
  • Box 139: 38 of 38 (100%)
  • Overall: 45% of the 7,464 manuscripts uploaded to the website have been transcribed thus far.

Boxes 46 and 116 were the most heavily transcribed this week, while Box 73 is now only 20 manuscripts away from completion.

Thanks again to Anna-Maria Sichani for all her help in maintaining Transcribe Bentham during the lest seven days.

Finally, thank you – as ever – to all those volunteers who have given their time and effort in transcribing material during the past seven days. It remains, as ever, greatly appreciated.