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  • 1. Europeana Newspapers Ulrike Kölsch Mail: ulrike.koelsch@europeana-newspapers.eu The Hague, September 26th, 2013 A Gateway to European Newspapers online
  • 2. This project is partially funded under the ICT Policy Support Programme (ICT PSP) as part of the Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme by the European Community http://ec.europa.eu/ict_psp 2 Europeana Newspapers Project Best Practice Network that aims at aggregating 18 million digitised historic newspaper pages from 12 European libraries, drastically improving search and retrieve possibilities. Volume Cross European cultures Sharing best practices Improving availability Improving accessibility
  • 3. This project is partially funded under the ICT Policy Support Programme (ICT PSP) as part of the Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme by the European Community http://ec.europa.eu/ict_psp Who 12 content providers 2 networking partners 4 technology providers 1 aggregator
  • 4. This project is partially funded under the ICT Policy Support Programme (ICT PSP) as part of the Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme by the European Community http://ec.europa.eu/ict_psp The challenges…… Newspapers were not meant to be preserved… • frail and crumbly paper • missing edition • incomplete supplements • poorly bound • fading ink • different fonts • legal uncertainties with contemporary material
  • 5. This project is partially funded under the ICT Policy Support Programme (ICT PSP) as part of the Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme by the European Community http://ec.europa.eu/ict_psp 5 How Drastically improve search and retrieve possibilities through refinement • Optical Character Recognition • Optical Layout Recognition • Named Entity Recognition (persons, places and organisations)
  • 6. This project is partially funded under the ICT Policy Support Programme (ICT PSP) as part of the Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme by the European Community http://ec.europa.eu/ict_psp 6 How Evaluating quality and developing prediction tools for individual libraries to improve OCR results.
  • 7. This project is partially funded under the ICT Policy Support Programme (ICT PSP) as part of the Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme by the European Community http://ec.europa.eu/ict_psp 7 How Image: HenrikS Building a content browser for newspapers
  • 8. This project is partially funded under the ICT Policy Support Programme (ICT PSP) as part of the Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme by the European Community http://ec.europa.eu/ict_psp 8 How Image: Ukenaut Metadata standardisation and recommendations
  • 9. This project is partially funded under the ICT Policy Support Programme (ICT PSP) as part of the Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme by the European Community http://ec.europa.eu/ict_psp Who – associated partners
  • 10. This project is partially funded under the ICT Policy Support Programme (ICT PSP) as part of the Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme by the European Community http://ec.europa.eu/ict_psp 10 How Image: Australian National Maritime Museum Share best practices via workshops and national information days
  • 11. More information on the website http://www.europeana-newspapers.eu/

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