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Short presentation for Launch of Welsh Newspapers Online, 13th March 2013, Cardiff

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    Launch of Welsh Newspapers Online Launch of Welsh Newspapers Online Presentation Transcript

    • Launch of WelshNewspapers Online http://welshnewspapers.llgc.org.uk/ Alastair Dunning The European Library 13th March, Cardiff
    • The European Library(http://www.theeuropeanlibrary.org) acts as central index point for library’s materials from throughout Europe
    • Historic Newspaper Digitisation in EuropeAround 130,000,000 pages scannedJust over 29,000 newspaper titles online Around 85% are freely available
    • Europeana Newspapers project is creating anindex of 18m pages that point to library’s newspaper webpages The Welsh Newspapers are in a perfect position to add to this
    • Why share with Europe?
    • New international contexts and research questions
    • Exposure of Welsh language
    • Exposure of Welsh ideas / thinking / history
    • Recognition of LLGC / NLW identity
    • Potential to work with others to enrich the data
    • Within a European context a critical amass of data to help reach education, creative industries, tourism, research
    • The Welsh Newspapers are in a perfect position to add to that Openness of content Strong technical underpinnings – speedy, secure delivery of image & text to user A focussed collection for education and research A resource that can expand and exploit other opportunities