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Search and Browse Europe’s Historical Newspapers:
The Europeana Newspapers Content Browser

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Europeana Newspapers (Project Details and Aggregation Workflow)


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Europeana Newspapers (Project Details and Aggregation Workflow)

  1. 1. Search and Browse Europe’s Historical Newspapers: The Europeana Newspapers Content Browser Connecting knowledge Alena Fedasenka, Markus Muhr, Elizabeth Joss, Anastasia Gasia, Alastair Dunning Project Details Newspapers Content Browser Search within full-text and image viewer • Allowing the search and browsing of historic newspapers and putting them within everyone’s reach • A three-year project from February 2012 to January 2015 Search by newspaper Search within full-text and refine your search Explore other search results within a particular issue Navigate to provider’s image server • Funded under the European Commission’s CIP 2007 – 2013 Programme Search full-text Search newspaper titles Newspaper page links to provider Navigate to newspaper issue by date • Aggregating 18 million historic newspaper pages for Europeana and The European Library • Converting 10 million newspaper pages to fulltext, helping users quickly search for specific articles, people and destinations mentioned within the newspaper Newspaper Issue Page: Newspaper Results Page: • Search within full-text panel or image viewer • Find a specific word/article and view its corresponding image • Search within the newspaper image and navigate to the highlighted full-text section. • Building a special content viewer to improve online newspaper browsing • Building tools for professionals, which will better assess the quality of newspaper digitization in relation to levels of detail, speed and costs. • Search by newspaper title or within newspaper content • Refine your search, filter results, obtain search suggestions etc. Newspaper Main Page: Newspaper Gallery: Newspaper Viewer: • Explore historical newspapers by various filters, for example, title, date, provider, language, popularity, country etc. • Navigate to newspaper record page to search for available issue dates and other newspaper publication details • Specific browsing tools available, for example, zooming, navigating etc. • Leaf through newspapers by page number and issue date Newspapers Aggregation Workflow Project Innovations • Dynamic image retrieval from partner libraries Harvest Metadata XSLT Transformations Storing Metadata Copy/Transform METS/ALTO Enrichments • Named Entity extraction Partners servers External image server DB DB DB DB Server Enrichment & Format Normalization • Searching across named national boundaries Metadata Repository Enrich TEL IIP image server Index Full-text Repository • What was a published on a single day – an international perspective Learn More Our Newspaper content browser will launch in early 2014. For the latest information check our websites and follow us on Twitter: @eurnews Hard Discs from UIBK/ CCS This project runs from February 2012 to February 2015. It is led by the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin and co-funded by the European Commission under the Competitiveness and Innovation framework Programme. Fulltext Fulltext Index Index Partners providing digitized content