Europeana Newspapers ProjectTurkish Information dayNational Library of TurkeyAnkara, May 3rd2013Hans-Jörg Lieder/ Ulrike K...
This project is partially funded under the ICT Policy Support Programme (ICT PSP) as part of theCompetitiveness and Innova...
This project is partially funded under the ICT Policy Support Programme (ICT PSP) as part of theCompetitiveness and Innova...
This project is partially funded under the ICT Policy Support Programme (ICT PSP) as part of theCompetitiveness and Innova...
This project is partially funded under the ICT Policy Support Programme (ICT PSP) as part of theCompetitiveness and Innova...
This project is partially funded under the ICT Policy Support Programme (ICT PSP) as part of theCompetitiveness and Innova...
This project is partially funded under the ICT Policy Support Programme (ICT PSP) as part of theCompetitiveness and Innova...
This project is partially funded under the ICT Policy Support Programme (ICT PSP) as part of theCompetitiveness and Innova...
This project is partially funded under the ICT Policy Support Programme (ICT PSP) as part of theCompetitiveness and Innova...
Thank you for your attention!Contact:hans-joerg.lieder@sbb.spk-berlin.deulrike.koelsch@europeana-newspapers.euFor more inf...
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  • Titel Overview Mission statement Why newspapers iew, not 1 and 6 Special focus: Turkey Thanks and bye
  • Europeana Newspapers Project

    1. 1. Europeana Newspapers ProjectTurkish Information dayNational Library of TurkeyAnkara, May 3rd2013Hans-Jörg Lieder/ Ulrike KölschProject CoordinatorState Library of Berlin, GermanyEVENT/DATE/LOCATION
    2. 2. This project is partially funded under the ICT Policy Support Programme (ICT PSP) as part of theCompetitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme by the European Communityhttp://ec.europa.eu/ict_psp 2ContentProject Profile• Aims and Objectives• Consortium & Stakeholders• Areas of activity
    3. 3. This project is partially funded under the ICT Policy Support Programme (ICT PSP) as part of theCompetitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme by the European Communityhttp://ec.europa.eu/ict_psp 3Europeana Newspapers ProjectThe Europeana Newspapers Project is a network of 18partners who are working together until 2015 to makemore than 18 million digitised newspaper pages(including 10 million pages of full-text content)available via the Europeana ecosystem of onlineservices, with aggregation carried out by TheEuropean Library.
    4. 4. This project is partially funded under the ICT Policy Support Programme (ICT PSP) as part of theCompetitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme by the European Communityhttp://ec.europa.eu/ict_psp 4Europeana Newspapers: Aims and Objectives• Refinement methods for OCR, OLR (article segmentation),Named Entity Recognition (NER) and class recognition Aggregation of 18 million pages of digitised newspapers to Europeana and toThe European Library 8 million pages “as is” (content providers) 10 million refined pages: OCR (UIBK, Austria) 2 million refined pages: OCR/OLR (article segmentation) (CCS, Germany)• Quality evaluation and prediction tools• Aggregation and refinement of newspapers for The European Library andEuropeana• Metadata: best practice recommendation for Creation of OCR-ready images Full-texts NER• Dissemination: Further libraries will be encouraged to contribute newspapers toEuropeana by the project
    5. 5. This project is partially funded under the ICT Policy Support Programme (ICT PSP) as part of theCompetitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme by the European Communityhttp://ec.europa.eu/ict_psp 5Before we start…Why newspapers?"Die Zeitungen sind die Sekundenzeiger der Geschichte.“(Newspapers are the sweep hands of history)Arthur Schopenhauer Relevant to all citizens Highly relevant to European policies incl. Europeana Newspapers in libraries – betweenHeaven = solid and complete originals, excellent microfilm copies andHell = frail and crumbly originals, missing editions, incomplete supplements, poormicrofilm copies, legal uncertainties with contemporary material
    6. 6. This project is partially funded under the ICT Policy Support Programme (ICT PSP) as part of theCompetitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme by the European Communityhttp://ec.europa.eu/ict_psp 6Consortium & Stakeholders• 18 partners from 12 countries within the consortium National and University libraries Universities SME• External partners and stakeholders: Involvement of libraries outside the project consortium• Framework: Funded as a Best Practice Network in the ICTPSP program of theEuropean Commission Project Duration: February 2012 – January 2015
    7. 7. This project is partially funded under the ICT Policy Support Programme (ICT PSP) as part of theCompetitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme by the European Communityhttp://ec.europa.eu/ict_pspConsortium Partners10. CCS Content ConversionSpecialists GmbH11. Stichting LIBER, Netherlands12. National Library of Latvia13. National Library of Turkey14. University Library of Belgrade15. University of Innsbruck16. State Library Dr. FriedrichTessmann, Italy17. The British Library, UK18. Europeana Foundation,Netherlands01. State Library Berlin, Germany02. National Library of theNetherlands03. National Library of Estonia04. National Library of Austria05. National Library of Finland06. State and University LibraryHamburg, Germany07. National Library of France08. National Library of Poland09. University of Salford
    8. 8. This project is partially funded under the ICT Policy Support Programme (ICT PSP) as part of theCompetitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme by the European Communityhttp://ec.europa.eu/ict_psp 8Special Focus on the Turkish Partner• Turkish National Library provides more than 418,000 pages of Turkishnewspapers and yearbooks (1831-1922)• The automatic character recognition of the Ottoman isa special challenge; in the absence of commercialsoftware various prototype solutionswere tested (and rejected) in theproject• Instead: take Latin script,tackle Ottoman laterGround TruthOCR
    9. 9. This project is partially funded under the ICT Policy Support Programme (ICT PSP) as part of theCompetitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme by the European Communityhttp://ec.europa.eu/ict_psp 9Networking and DisseminationGerman - Turkish Library Partnership launched in November 2011 inAnkaraThree - year partnership is to promote professional exchange andmutual consultation in current issues of library and information scienceand push forward the development of library and informationinstitutions in both countriesTurkey was “guest country” at the 5th Library and Information Congress,March 2013 in Leipzig, GermanyPoster presentation of the project
    10. 10. Thank you for your attention!Contact:hans-joerg.lieder@sbb.spk-berlin.deulrike.koelsch@europeana-newspapers.euFor more information, please see www.europeana-newspapers.euor follow our project news via Twitter (@eurnews) andFacebook (https://www.facebook.com/EuropeanaNewspapers)

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