The National Archives, UK Government selects AEL Data as their Transcription Services Provider

Friday 2013-06-28 02:21:00

Chennai, IN. 28th, June 2013 – AEL Data announced today that The National Archives (TNA), the official archive of the UK Government, for England and Wales, has selected its bid for provider of transcription services alongside 3 other suppliers. The services will be rendered on needs basis to TNA for a period of 4 years for their extensive collection of medieval and old hand-written transcripts.

AEL Data will be working on the scanned images of the original manuscripts and archival documents, to extract handwritten data as electronic text. This type of transcription will bring together the competence of AEL Data's in-house handwriting experts for manual transcribing and its sophisticated infrastructure that is required to execute such a critical task. Along with the text transcription, other associated data fields found in the digital images will also be extracted and indexed as per TNA's authority standards. This will ensure that the transcribed data reflects the original archival hierarchy of the records from TNA.

The robust Information Security Management System (ISMS) and the stringent organizational security measures that are in place at AEL Data will play a key role in keeping TNA's data secure and out-of-bounds for the unauthorized. The combination of personnel, processes and policies involved in this task will be working in tandem to maintain the exemplary standards of operation and output that is a trademark of AEL Data.

About The National Archives

The National Archives (TNA), is the official archive of the UK Government and, for England and Wales, it is responsible for safeguarding and making available to the public a vast collection of historical records dating back over 1,000 years. The National Archives' collection of over 11 million historical government and public records is one of the largest in the world. These range from medieval parchment and paper scrolls, paper files from the 19th and 20th centuries through to digital files and archived government websites from the 21st century

The National Archives is a government department and an executive agency of the Ministry of Justice. It incorporates the Office of Public Sector Information and Her Majesty's Stationery Office. It also performs the Historical Manuscripts Commission's functions in relation to private records and is a valuable resource for 250 government and public sector bodies in the UK.

About AEL Data:

AEL Data specializes in digitization, ePublishing and the design and development of software solutions for web and mobile platforms. We leverage our deep understanding of publishing and education industries – their needs, trends, competitive environments, customers and stakeholders – to offer customized solutions and services. Through the years of working with various clients across the globe our R&D team has come up with business critical products for publishing and education such as Lektz – DRM with eBook reader and LearningClix – SaaS bases LMS respectively. To learn more visit:

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