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Haston, E.M.; Cubey, R.W.N.; Pullan, M.; Atkins, H. & Harris, D.J. (2012). Developing integrated workflows for the digitisation of herbarium specimens using a modular and scalable approach. Zookeys, 209: 93-102. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.209.3121

Haston, E.M. & Cubey, R.W.N. & Harris, D.J. (2012). Data concepts and their relevance for data capture in large scale digitisation of biological collections. International Journal of Humanities and Arts Computing, 6(1-2): 111-119. DOI: 10.3366/ijhac.2012.004

Drinkwater, R. E.; Cubey, R.W.N. & Haston, E.M. (2014). The use of Optical Character Recognition (OCR) in the digitisation of herbarium specimen labels. Phytokeys 38: 15-30. DOI: 38.7168

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