What’s	
  happening	
  with	
  born	
  
  digital	
  	
  newspapers?	
  

             Frederick	
  Zarndt	
  
Born	
  digital	
  newspapers	
  
  Born	
  digital	
  newspapers	
  collected	
  
        Singapore	
  Na6onal	
  Libra...
Born	
  digital	
  newspapers	
  

  PDF	
  varia6ons	
  are	
  significant	
  
  PDF’s	
  from	
  publisher	
  have	
  n...
In-­‐copyright	
  newspapers	
  
  Straits	
  Times	
  from	
  1845	
  to	
  the	
  present	
  day	
  
       News	
  so...
Delivery	
  and	
  enforcement	
  system	
  
              architecture	
  
Recipe	
  for	
  born	
  digital	
  newspapers	
  
    1  Decision:	
  page-­‐level,	
  ar6cle-­‐level,	
  or	
  both	
  
...
Digital	
  object	
  producIon	
  costs	
  
                                                                Cost	
  (USD)	...
Born Digital Newspapers: ALA Newspaper Interest Group Born Digital Newspapers Midwinter 2010
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Born Digital Newspapers: ALA Newspaper Interest Group Born Digital Newspapers Midwinter 2010

  1. 1. What’s  happening  with  born   digital    newspapers?   Frederick  Zarndt  
  2. 2. Born  digital  newspapers     Born  digital  newspapers  collected     Singapore  Na6onal  Library  Board     Bibliotheque  na6onale  de  France     Na6onal  Library  of  Finland     Bri6sh  Library     Born  digital  newspapers  archived  and  access   provided     Singapore  Na6onal  Library  Board  in  2010     California  in  2010  (UC  Riverside)    
  3. 3. Born  digital  newspapers     PDF  varia6ons  are  significant     PDF’s  from  publisher  have  no  metadata     PDF/A     1b  for  long  term  visual  preserva6on     1a  metadata  plus  1b     METS  wrapper  for  PDF’s     Image  deriva6ve  of  PDF  (JPEG2000)     ALTO  
  4. 4. In-­‐copyright  newspapers     Straits  Times  from  1845  to  the  present  day     News  source:  SPH,  AP,  Reuters     Access  policy     Issue     Ar6cle     Photo  /  illustra6on     Searchable  from  anywhere     Accessible  only  from  Library  premises  
  5. 5. Delivery  and  enforcement  system   architecture  
  6. 6. Recipe  for  born  digital  newspapers   1  Decision:  page-­‐level,  ar6cle-­‐level,  or  both   2  Agreement  with  publisher   1  Copyright   2  Distribu6on  restric6ons   3  Blackout  period   3  Born  digital  newspaper  collec6on   1  FTP  server   2  CDs,  DVDs,  etc   4  Processing  so^ware   5  Access  so^ware  
  7. 7. Digital  object  producIon  costs   Cost  (USD)   Print  newspapers   Low   High   Microfilm  produc6on   $0.15   $0.20   Image  produc6on  from  microfilm   $0.05   $0.10   Data  produc6on   $0.40   $0.60   Total   $0.60   $0.90   Born  digital  newspapers   Microfilm  produc6on   $0.10   $0.15   Data  produc6on   $0.20   $0.25   Total   $0.30   $0.40  

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