Realising the value ofEurope’s newspaperheritageSusan Reilly, LIBERTwitter: @skreillyNLT Information Day, Ankara, May 3rd,...
This project is partially funded under the ICT Policy Support Programme (ICT PSP)as part of the Competitiveness and Innova...
LIBER: reinventing the library of the future•Largest network of European reseach libraries: 450 in over40 countriesMission...
AdvocacyLIBER Key Performance AreasReshapingTheresearch libraryScholarlyCommunication&ResearchInfrastructure
Reshaping the research libraryNot just the 20+ petabytes that the LHC at CERNproduces every year•Growth in digitised cultu...
This project is partially funded under the ICT Policy Support Programme (ICT PSP)as part of the Competitiveness and Innova...
This project is partially funded under the ICT Policy Support Programme (ICT PSP)as part of the Competitiveness and Innova...
This project is partially funded under the ICT Policy Support Programme (ICT PSP)as part of the Competitiveness and Innova...
This project is partially funded under the ICT Policy Support Programme (ICT PSP)as part of the Competitiveness and Innova...
This project is partially funded under the ICT Policy Support Programme (ICT PSP)as part of the Competitiveness and Innova...
This project is partially funded under the ICT Policy Support Programme (ICT PSP)as part of the Competitiveness and Innova...
This project is partially funded under the ICT Policy Support Programme (ICT PSP)as part of the Competitiveness and Innova...
This project is partially funded under the ICT Policy Support Programme (ICT PSP)as part of the Competitiveness and Innova...
Thank you for your attention!http://www.libereurope.euhttp://www.europeana-newspapers.eu/
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Realising the value of Europe's newspaper heritage

  1. 1. Realising the value ofEurope’s newspaperheritageSusan Reilly, LIBERTwitter: @skreillyNLT Information Day, Ankara, May 3rd, 2013
  2. 2. This project is partially funded under the ICT Policy Support Programme (ICT PSP)as part of the Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme by theEuropean Community http://ec.europa.eu/ict_psp 2OverviewAbout LIBEREuropeana Newspapers: creating valueAdding valueWhere do we go from here?
  3. 3. LIBER: reinventing the library of the future•Largest network of European reseach libraries: 450 in over40 countriesMission:To provide an information infrastructure to enable research inLIBER institutions to be world class
  4. 4. AdvocacyLIBER Key Performance AreasReshapingTheresearch libraryScholarlyCommunication&ResearchInfrastructure
  5. 5. Reshaping the research libraryNot just the 20+ petabytes that the LHC at CERNproduces every year•Growth in digitised cultural heritage collections• More born digital content in libraries•Increasing emphasis on open access publications anddata: mandates, institutional repositories
  6. 6. This project is partially funded under the ICT Policy Support Programme (ICT PSP)as part of the Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme by theEuropean Community http://ec.europa.eu/ict_pspThe value of newspapers?“The museum (and thenewspaper) today seekswhatever represents normal lifein its own native locality andwith infinite pains its collectionsare arranged in a manner whichis natural to them in their ownhabitat”Lucy Maynard Salmon (1976) in The Newspaper and the Historian
  7. 7. This project is partially funded under the ICT Policy Support Programme (ICT PSP)as part of the Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme by theEuropean Community http://ec.europa.eu/ict_psp1. Value: Europeana Newspapers is awindow into European cultureNLFSBB ONBNLPBnFNLESUB HHNLLKBNLTUBLFTBL
  8. 8. This project is partially funded under the ICT Policy Support Programme (ICT PSP)as part of the Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme by theEuropean Community http://ec.europa.eu/ict_psp2. Value: Europeana Newspapers spreads bestpractice•Developing best practice for the digitisation of newspapers•Sharing best practice and experiences through workshopwith project partners, associated partners, and networkingpartners•Publishing best practice on our Website•National information days•A global leader
  9. 9. This project is partially funded under the ICT Policy Support Programme (ICT PSP)as part of the Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme by theEuropean Community http://ec.europa.eu/ict_pspAdded Value: making the content accessible•OCR enables full text searching•OLR enables more targeted searching (titles and sections)•NER enables searching by people, place,and the discoveryof new relationships between entities
  10. 10. This project is partially funded under the ICT Policy Support Programme (ICT PSP)as part of the Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme by theEuropean Community http://ec.europa.eu/ict_pspAdded Value: scenarios•Keyword Search (87%)•Image Browsing (76%)•Phrase Searching (76%)•Information Aggregation (59%)•Access via content structure (41%)•Geo-location based service (29%)•Text mining (24%)•Crowd sourced enrichment (53%)•Access through mobile apps (29%)
  11. 11. This project is partially funded under the ICT Policy Support Programme (ICT PSP)as part of the Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme by theEuropean Community http://ec.europa.eu/ict_pspAdded Value: aggregation•The European Library• A single library domain aggregator• Content from European research libraries• Full-text search capabilities• Portal for researchers• Dedicated newspaper content browerAccess= Critical mass ofcontentAccess = SustainabilityAccess = Visibility
  12. 12. This project is partially funded under the ICT Policy Support Programme (ICT PSP)as part of the Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme by theEuropean Community http://ec.europa.eu/ict_pspWhere do we go from here?• More newspaper content• Most libraries have digitised less than 10% of their physicalnewspaper collection• More recent content• 20th century content unavailable or only available under licence atnational level: need to work with publishers and rights holders• Exploit richness of European digitised newspaper collections• OCR not applied across the board, selective• More newspaper content• More accessiblity• Richness of content has knock on effect on accessibility (e.g. fulltext search)
  13. 13. This project is partially funded under the ICT Policy Support Programme (ICT PSP)as part of the Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme by theEuropean Community http://ec.europa.eu/ict_pspWhere do we go from here? Growing the networkNLFSBB ONBNLPBnFNLESUB HHNLLKBNLTUBLFTBLLatviaSpainLUXNorwayPortugal
  14. 14. Thank you for your attention!http://www.libereurope.euhttp://www.europeana-newspapers.eu/

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