ePADD is free and open source software developed by Stanford University's Special Collections & University Archives that supports the appraisal, processing, preservation, discovery, and delivery of historical email archives. ePADD incorporates techniques from computer science and computational linguistics, including machine learning, natural language processing, and named entity recognition to help users access and search email collections of historical and cultural value. The ePADD Discovery Module is a multi-institutional email discovery platform that allows contributing institutions to publish their email collection metadata. If you use ePADD to process email collections and would like to publish your email collection metadata, please contact the ePADD team for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org or consult the ePADD Discovery Module Contributor Guide Email messages in the ePADD Discovery Module have been redacted to ensure the privacy of donors and other correspondents. Please contact the host repository if you would like to request access to full messages, including any attachments. The ePADD Project has received funding from Stanford University Libraries Treat and Weber Grants in 2012, 2015, and 2019. From 2012-2015, The ePADD project has received funding from the National Historical Publications & Records Commission to develop the first full version of the software package. From 2015-2018, the project received funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to develop a further six versions of ePADD. In 2020, the ePADD project received funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to continue development on the software for one year.
The ePADD software client is browser-based and compatible with Chrome and Firefox. It is optimized for Windows 10, OS X 10.13, and Ubuntu 16.04 machines, using Java 8. Download the latest version of the software on GitHub.
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