Progress update, 27 July to 2 August 2013

By Tim Causer, on 2 August 2013

Welcome to the progress update for the period 27 July to 22 August 2013, during which time further excellent progress has been made by volunteer transcribers. 9,140 words of Bentham text has been transcribed this week, along with a further 4,904 words of TEI XML.

5,861 manuscripts have now been transcribed or partially-transcribed, which is an increase of 29 on last week’s total. Of these transcripts, 5,583 (95%) have met the required quality-control standards, and have been locked.

The more detailed state of progress is as follows:

  • Box 2: 453 manuscripts transcribed of 753 (60%)
  • Box 27: 350 of 350 (100%)
  • Box 35: 283 of 439 (64%)
  • Box 41: 41 of 528 (7%)
  • Box 42: 21 of 500 (3%)
  • Box 50: 139 of 198 (69%)
  • Box 51: 361 of 940 (38%)
  • Box 62: 53 of 565 (9%)
  • Box 70: 293 of 350 (83%)
  • Box 71: 663 of 663 (100%)
  • Box 72: 610 of 664 (91%)
  • Box 73: 151 of 151 (100%)
  • Box 79: 198 of 199 (99%)
  • Box 95: 120 of 147 (81%)
  • Box 96: 527 of 539 (97%)
  • Box 97: 62 of 296 (20%)
  • Box 98: 214 of 499 (42%)
  • Box 100: 161 of 422 (36%)
  • Box 107: 401 of 538 (74%)
  • Box 115: 276 of 307 (89%)
  • Box 116: 446 of 864 (51%)
  • Box 139: 38 of 38 (100%)
  • Overall: 55% of the 10,488 manuscripts currently uploaded to the website have been transcribed.

Thank you, as always, to everyone who has given their time and effort to Transcribe Bentham during the last seven days: it remains greatly appreciated by us all here at Transcribe Bentham and the Bentham Project.