Progress update, 24 to 30 November 2012

By Tim Causer, on 30 November 2012

Welcome to the progress update for the period 24 to 30 November 2012, during which time further steady progress has been made. A total of 14,639 words (including XML markup) were transcribed during past seven days.

4,709 manuscripts have now been transcribed or partially-transcribed by volunteers, which is an increase of 29 on last week’s total. 4,463 (94%) transcripts are complete and locked, which is 35 up on this time last week.

  • Box 2: 351 manuscripts transcribed of 532 (66%)
  • Box 27: 348 of 350 (99%)
  • Box 35: 275 of 439 (62%)
  • Box 50: 90 of 198 (45%)
  • Box 51: 351 of 940 (37%)
  • Box 62: 53 of 565 (9%)
  • Box 70: 226 of 250 (64%)
  • Box 71: 651 of 665 (97%)
  • Box 72: 606 of 664 (91%)
  • Box 73: 151 of 151 (100%)
  • Box 79: 198 of 199 (99%)
  • Box 95: 116 of 147 (78%)
  • Box 96: 526 of 539 (97%)
  • Box 97: 37 of 288 (12%)
  • Box 98: 21 of 499 (4%)
  • Box 100: 110 of 433 (25%)
  • Box 115: 267 of 307 (86%)
  • Box 116: 294 of 864 (34%)
  • Box 139: 38 of 38 (100%)
  • Overall: 57% of the 8,164 manuscripts uploaded to the website have been transcribed thus far.

Boxes 70 and 116 were the most heavily worked on during the last seven days.

Bentham featured again in an article in the New York Times this week, which discussed UCL’s use of Bentham in their fundraising efforts.

Thank you, as ever, to all those who have participated in Transcribe Bentham during the last seven days. Your time and effort are greatly appreciated.