Progress update: April 2017

In April 2017 you transcribed 143778 characters in total. In April 2017, we welcomed 19 new users, bringing the total number of registered users to 1861. Currently 3589 letters have been uploaded to the system, of which 3290 are available to view and transcribe online. You can explore the completed and fully transcribed letters in more detail here. THANK YOU All for … Read more

Progress update: March 2017

In March 2017 you transcribed 203726 characters in total. In March 2017, we welcomed 16 new users, bringing the total number of registered users to 1842. Currently 3589 letters have been uploaded to the system, of which 3261 are available to view and transcribe online. You can explore the completed and fully transcribed letters in more detail here. THANK YOU All for … Read more

Progress update: December 2016 – February 2017

In February 2017 you transcribed 203726 characters in total. Between December 2016 and February 2017, we welcomed 105 new users, bringing the total number of registered users to 1826. Currently 3523 letters have been uploaded to the system, of which 3160 are available to view and transcribe online. Since our launch on 2 March 2016, you can explore the completed and … Read more

Progress update: November 2016

In November 2016 You have transcribed in total 117353 characters. We welcomed 56 new users in November 2016, bringing the total number of registered users to 1721. Currently there are 3300 letters uploaded to the system, of which 2939 are available to view and transcribe online. Since our launch on 2 March 2016, you can explore the completed and fully transcribed … Read more

Progress update: October 2016

In October 2016 You have transcribed in total 401140 characters, which is one of the highest numbers we have ever recorded. We welcomed 57 new users since September 2016, bringing the total number of registered users to 1665. Currently there are 3120 letters uploaded to the system, of which 2843 are available to view and transcribe online. Since our launch on … Read more

Happy 3rd Birthday to the Letters of 1916 project

The Letters of 1916 project was launched on 27 September 2013 at the Discover Research Dublin event and we’ve marked the project’s birthday ever since with an infographic to demonstrate how much the project has grown since 2013. (look back at 2014 & 2015) 2016 was a big year for the project given that it is … Read more

Featured Transcriber: Sandra Butler

Sandra Butler is a former student of psychology at Maynooth University and is planning on returning to complete a Masters next year. Sandra is from Kildare and is a single mother of two wonderful daughters. She found out about the project on the volunteer.ie website and thought that it was definitely something that was right up her alley as she can … Read more

Progress update: September 2016

In September 2016 You have transcribed in total 128891 characters. We welcomed 71 new users since August 2016, bringing the total number of registered users to 1608. Currently there are 3073 letters uploaded to the system, of which 2783 are available to view and transcribe online. Since our launch on 2 March 2016, you can explore the completed and fully transcribed letters in … Read more

Progress update: August 2016

In August 2016 You have transcribed in total 55626 characters. We welcomed 6 new users since July 2016, bringing the total number of registered users to 1537. Currently there are 3021 letters uploaded to the system, of which 2784 are available to view and transcribe online. Since our launch on 2 March 2016, you can explore the completed and fully transcribed letters … Read more

Progress update: July 2016

In July 2016 You have transcribed in total 85112 characters. We welcomed 11 new users since June 2016, bringing the total number of registered users to 1531. Currently there are 2991 letters uploaded to the system, of which 2742 are available to view and transcribe online. Since our launch on 2 March 2016, you can explore the completed and fully transcribed letters … Read more