www.timarit.is
digitallibraryofhistoricalnewspapersand
periodicalsfromthe18th,19th,20thand21st
centuries
Örn Hrafnkelsson
...
www.timarit.is
• All historical Icelandic newspapers and periodicals
• Selection of material
• All published titles up to ...
Second version of timarit.is in English from 2007
Screenshot of the third version in English from 2008
Newest version 2011 – opening page
Icelandicisalanguagewithinflection
Connecting databases
Mobile version opened 2014
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Timarit: Iceland's historic newspapers online.
Timarit: Iceland's historic newspapers online.
Timarit: Iceland's historic newspapers online.
Timarit: Iceland's historic newspapers online.
Timarit: Iceland's historic newspapers online.
Timarit: Iceland's historic newspapers online.
Timarit: Iceland's historic newspapers online.
Timarit: Iceland's historic newspapers online.
Timarit: Iceland's historic newspapers online.
Timarit: Iceland's historic newspapers online.
Timarit: Iceland's historic newspapers online.
Timarit: Iceland's historic newspapers online.
Timarit: Iceland's historic newspapers online.
Timarit: Iceland's historic newspapers online.
Timarit: Iceland's historic newspapers online.
Timarit: Iceland's historic newspapers online.
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The Europeana Newspapers Project held a workshop in Amsterdam in September 2013. This presentation from Örn Hrafnkelsson shows the work of the National Library of Iceland to present an online version of historical newspapers and periodicals from the 18th, 19th, 20th and 21st centuries.

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Timarit: Iceland's historic newspapers online.

  1. 1. www.timarit.is digitallibraryofhistoricalnewspapersand periodicalsfromthe18th,19th,20thand21st centuries Örn Hrafnkelsson Director for National Collections and Digital Conversion National and University Library of Iceland September 2013
  2. 2. www.timarit.is • All historical Icelandic newspapers and periodicals • Selection of material • All published titles up to 1940 • All published newspapers in Iceland up till today • Requests and suggestions from users and library staff • Requests from publishers • Fixed price for each page • Agreements about copyrights • 4,5 million pages in total and is growing • 811 titles are available today
  3. 3. Second version of timarit.is in English from 2007
  4. 4. Screenshot of the third version in English from 2008
  5. 5. Newest version 2011 – opening page
  6. 6. Icelandicisalanguagewithinflection
  7. 7. Connecting databases
  8. 8. Mobile version opened 2014
  9. 9. Numberofuserspermonth 0 10000 20000 30000 40000 50000 60000 70000 80000 90000 október,2004 janúar,2005 apríl,2005 júlí,2005 október,2005 janúar,2006 apríl,2006 júlí,2006 október,2006 janúar,2007 apríl,2007 júlí,2007 október,2007 janúar,2008 apríl,2008 júlí,2008 október,2008 janúar,2009 apríl,2009 júlí,2009 október,2009 janúar,2010 apríl,2010 júlí,2010 október,2010 janúar,2011 apríl,2011 júlí,2011 október,2011 janúar,2012 apríl,2012 júlí,2012 október,2012 janúar,2013 apríl,2013 júlí,2013 Opened for Google and others for harvesting the OCR read text
  10. 10. Numberofpagesviews 0 100000 200000 300000 400000 500000 600000 700000 800000 900000 október,2004 janúar,2005 apríl,2005 júlí,2005 október,2005 janúar,2006 apríl,2006 júlí,2006 október,2006 janúar,2007 apríl,2007 júlí,2007 október,2007 janúar,2008 apríl,2008 júlí,2008 október,2008 janúar,2009 apríl,2009 júlí,2009 október,2009 janúar,2010 apríl,2010 júlí,2010 október,2010 janúar,2011 apríl,2011 júlí,2011 október,2011 janúar,2012 apríl,2012 júlí,2012 október,2012 janúar,2013 apríl,2013 júlí,2013 New version of tímarit.is opened with more emphasis on text search
  11. 11. Numberofvisitorsandvisits 0 20000 40000 60000 80000 100000 120000 október,2004 janúar,2005 apríl,2005 júlí,2005 október,2005 janúar,2006 apríl,2006 júlí,2006 október,2006 janúar,2007 apríl,2007 júlí,2007 október,2007 janúar,2008 apríl,2008 júlí,2008 október,2008 janúar,2009 apríl,2009 júlí,2009 október,2009 janúar,2010 apríl,2010 júlí,2010 október,2010 janúar,2011 apríl,2011 júlí,2011 október,2011 janúar,2012 apríl,2012 júlí,2012 október,2012 janúar,2013 apríl,2013 júlí,2013 Opened for Google and others for harvesting the OCR read text

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