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A quick update on
Newspapers & Europeana
Clemens Neudecker (@cneudecker)
Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbe...
A Little Bit of History
2012 – 2015: Europeana Newspapers
ICT-PSP Project (2012-2015)
31 Dec 2016: The European Library (T...
Europeana Newspapers
Thematic Collection
Use in Research
Use in Research
• Oceanic Exchanges (Digging Into Data, 2017-2019)
• impresso (Swiss National Fund, 2017 – 2020)
• NewsEye...
Oceanic Exchanges
(Digging Into Data, 2017-2019)
impresso
(Swiss National Fund, 2017 – 2020)
Use in Research
• Digital Humanities
– DHd AG Newspapers initiated at DHd 2018
– HacktheNews workshop at DHNord 2018
– Rou...
Other Activities
• Rise of Literacy Generic Services Projekt
• IIIF Newspaper Interest Group
– http://iiif.io/community/gr...
Creative Reuse
Berliner Schlagzeilen
• Created as part of Coding da Vinci Berlin 2017
• Twitterbot that tweets out daily about the
news f...
Altpapier App
• Created as part of Coding da Vinci Berlin 2017
• Android (and soon also iOS) app that shows the
user newsp...
Visualizing European Newspapers
• Visualization prototype with large touch
interface composed of multiple screens
made by ...
State of the Archive
• Photo documentary by photographer
Elias Siebert about the transformation
of the analogue newspaper ...
Future Plans
The Situation in Germany
2012 – 2015:DFG Pilot Project
„Digitisation of historical newspapers“
Master Plan, Guidelines, et...
Future Plans
• Draft a Newspaper Aggregation Strategy
for Europeana (many EU and associated
countries „in the pipeline“)
•...
Let‘s make 2018 the year of historical newspapers!
Thank you for your attention.
Clemens Neudecker (@cneudecker)
Staatsbib...
Europeana Newspapers Aggregator Forum 2018 Berlin
Europeana Newspapers Aggregator Forum 2018 Berlin
Europeana Newspapers Aggregator Forum 2018 Berlin
Europeana Newspapers Aggregator Forum 2018 Berlin
Europeana Newspapers Aggregator Forum 2018 Berlin
Europeana Newspapers Aggregator Forum 2018 Berlin
Europeana Newspapers Aggregator Forum 2018 Berlin
Europeana Newspapers Aggregator Forum 2018 Berlin
Europeana Newspapers Aggregator Forum 2018 Berlin
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Europeana Newspapers Aggregator Forum 2018 Berlin

  1. 1. A quick update on Newspapers & Europeana Clemens Neudecker (@cneudecker) Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz Europeana Aggregator Forum Spring 2018, Berlin
  2. 2. A Little Bit of History 2012 – 2015: Europeana Newspapers ICT-PSP Project (2012-2015) 31 Dec 2016: The European Library (TEL) closed 2017: DSI-2/3: Migration; Newspapers Collection Plan July 2018: Re-Launch of Europeana Newspapers thematic collection
  3. 3. Europeana Newspapers Thematic Collection
  4. 4. Use in Research
  5. 5. Use in Research • Oceanic Exchanges (Digging Into Data, 2017-2019) • impresso (Swiss National Fund, 2017 – 2020) • NewsEye (EU H2020, 2018 – 2020) • CLARIN (EU ERIC) • Europeana Research, Interviews with Researchers • At Scientific Conferences – DAS, ICDAR: Europeana Newspapers Ground Truth – LREC, ACL, ELRA: Europeana Newspapers NER Corpora
  6. 6. Oceanic Exchanges (Digging Into Data, 2017-2019)
  7. 7. impresso (Swiss National Fund, 2017 – 2020)
  8. 8. Use in Research • Digital Humanities – DHd AG Newspapers initiated at DHd 2018 – HacktheNews workshop at DHNord 2018 – Roundtable on newspapers at DHBenelux 2018 • At the Berlin State Library: – University Regensburg – Technical University Dortmund – Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences
  9. 9. Other Activities • Rise of Literacy Generic Services Projekt • IIIF Newspaper Interest Group – http://iiif.io/community/groups/newspapers/ – https://github.com/IIIF/awesome-iiif#newspapers • TEI SIG Newspapers & Periodicals – https://wiki.tei-c.org/index.php/ SIG:Newspapers%26Periodicals
  10. 10. Creative Reuse
  11. 11. Berliner Schlagzeilen • Created as part of Coding da Vinci Berlin 2017 • Twitterbot that tweets out daily about the news from 100 years ago • Source code available: https://github.com/shoutrlabs/ berliner-schlagzeilen
  12. 12. Altpapier App • Created as part of Coding da Vinci Berlin 2017 • Android (and soon also iOS) app that shows the user newspaper articles with the possibility to correct errors • Available as source code https://github.com/mariabecker/OldNews and on the Play Store https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=ol dnews.de.oldnews
  13. 13. Visualizing European Newspapers • Visualization prototype with large touch interface composed of multiple screens made by Sven Charleer of KU Leuven
  14. 14. State of the Archive • Photo documentary by photographer Elias Siebert about the transformation of the analogue newspaper archive to a digital collection • Exhibited at f/stop festival for photography
  15. 15. Future Plans
  16. 16. The Situation in Germany 2012 – 2015:DFG Pilot Project „Digitisation of historical newspapers“ Master Plan, Guidelines, etc. 2017: Relaunch of ZDB union catalog of serials http://zdb-katalog.de/ 2017: DFG Proposal (SBB, DDB involved) „A national portal for digitised historical newspapers at the Germany Digital Library“ 2018: DFG Call for proposals „Digitisation of historical newspapers“
  17. 17. Future Plans • Draft a Newspaper Aggregation Strategy for Europeana (many EU and associated countries „in the pipeline“) • Harmonise standards and data models and publish recommendations for best practices • Foster cooperation with researchers in the digital humanities and social sciences • Develop a roadmap for newspaper digitisation in Europe
  18. 18. Let‘s make 2018 the year of historical newspapers! Thank you for your attention. Clemens Neudecker (@cneudecker) Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz Europeana Aggregator Forum Spring 2018, Berlin

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