• Share
  • Email
  • Embed
  • Like
  • Save
  • Private Content
News collections at the British Library - Luke McKernan (Semantic Media @ The British Library, 23 September 2013)
 

News collections at the British Library - Luke McKernan (Semantic Media @ The British Library, 23 September 2013)

on

  • 413 views

This talk was given by Luke McKernan (The British Library) at the "Semantic Media @ The British Library" event on 23 September 2013.

This talk was given by Luke McKernan (The British Library) at the "Semantic Media @ The British Library" event on 23 September 2013.

Statistics

Views

Total Views
413
Views on SlideShare
287
Embed Views
126

Actions

Likes
0
Downloads
0
Comments
0

2 Embeds 126

http://semanticmedia.org.uk 125
http://www.semanticmedia.org.uk 1

Accessibility

Upload Details

Uploaded via as Microsoft PowerPoint

Usage Rights

© All Rights Reserved

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
Post Comment
Edit your comment

    News collections at the British Library - Luke McKernan (Semantic Media @ The British Library, 23 September 2013) News collections at the British Library - Luke McKernan (Semantic Media @ The British Library, 23 September 2013) Presentation Transcript

    • News collections at the British Library Luke McKernan Lead Curator, News and Moving Image Semantic Media @ British Library
    • www.bl.uk 2 News at the British Library
    • www.bl.uk 3 News at the British Library
    • www.bl.uk 4 Newspapers  57,000 separate newspaper, journal, and periodical titles: approximately 100M issues or 750 individual pages, from 16thC to today, on print and microfilm  Occupies 50km shelf space  Current acquisition: 1,934 newspaper and weekly/fortnightly periodical titles  Print copies acquired under legal deposit but will move increasingly towards digital acquisition  Physical access at Newspaper Library, Colindale, closing in November 2013 – new reading room at St Pancras early 2014  Online access to 7M pages via British Newspaper Archive
    • www.bl.uk 5 British Newspaper Archive http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk
    • www.bl.uk 6 Television and radio news  Began recording television and radio news programmes receivable in the UK in May 2010  Collection now over 30,000 programmes, of which 25,000 are TV, recorded off-air from 20 channels inc. BBC, Al-Jazeera, Russia Today, CNN, CCTV (China), NHK, Bloomberg, France 24, World Service, LBC  40 hours of TV and 22 hours of radio now captured per day  Born digital archive, including Electronic Programme Guide data and subtitles where available  Access onsite only, owing to copyright restrictions, via Broadcast News service
    • www.bl.uk 7 Broadcast News http://videoserver.bl.uk (onsite only)
    • www.bl.uk 8 Web news  Non-print legal deposit legislation introduced in April 2013 means British Library can start harvesting UK websites  First annual crawl will collect 4.5M .uk websites and web pages  Plans to harvest a few hundred UK news websites on daily basis, beginning later this year  Access onsite only at BL and other legal deposit libraries  More information: http://www.bl.uk/aboutus/stratpolprog/digi/webarch/index. html
    • www.bl.uk 9 Available digital content  Underlying data (XML) for 2M nineteenth century newspaper pages, including  Publication date  Newspaper title  Issue  Uncorrected OCR text  Underlying data (XML) for 30,000 television and radio programmes, including  Transmission date  Programme title  Channel  Subtitles (where available)  Possible use of audio and video content onsite  Web news content not available as yet
    • www.bl.uk 10 How can we bring the different news media together?  Searching Speech  PoliMedia  Newsmap  I Wanted to See All of the News from Today  Guardian Data Blog
    • www.bl.uk 11 Searching Speech http://britishlibrary.greenbutton.com (onsite only)
    • www.bl.uk 12 PoliMedia http://polimedia.nl
    • www.bl.uk 13 Newsmap http://newsmap.jp
    • www.bl.uk 14 I Wanted to See All of the News from Today http://allnews.greyisgood.eu
    • www.bl.uk 15 Guardian Data Blog http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/datablog/2012/may/16/ bitly-news-map-britain-data
    • Thank you luke.mckernan@bl.uk Semantic Media @ British Library