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Newspapers @DPLAFest 2015
Karen Estlund
kestlund@uoregon.edu
April 18, 2015
Newspapers & Popularity
“I’m doing a happy dance.
I was able to access the
website today, and am
having fun reading these
...
Some Current Efforts
• National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP) from NEH and Library of
Congress Chronicling America – ht...
What does the User want?
Title Level
The Indianapolis Globe from Chronicling America’s Newspaper Directory
- http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn...
Curated Titles / Collections
The Portal to Texas History - http://texashistory.unt.edu/
Title & Issue Level
Clean Politics from ICON - http://icon.crl.edu/
Hoosier State Chronicles
https://newspapers.library.in.gov/
Oregon Daily Emerald Archives
http://oregondigital.org/sets/da...
Page Level
Chronicling America – http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov
Article Level
Utah Digital Newspapers
http://digitalnewspapers.org/
California Digital Newspaper Collection
http://cdnc.uc...
Website
Searching Newspapers
WE CLAIM To be the Athletic
Outfitters of Salem and why
should we not do so? We outfit all
basketball...
Full Text Search
Highlighted Search in Context
Article Search Facets
Searching Newspapers w/ Other CHO
IIIF & Newspapers
http://showcase.iiif.io/viewer/mirador2/chroniclingamerica.html
Discussion
The Plymouth tribune (Plymouth, IN), October 29, 1908, Image 5
http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn8705624...
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  1. 1. Newspapers @DPLAFest 2015 Karen Estlund kestlund@uoregon.edu April 18, 2015
  2. 2. Newspapers & Popularity “I’m doing a happy dance. I was able to access the website today, and am having fun reading these newspapers.”
  3. 3. Some Current Efforts • National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP) from NEH and Library of Congress Chronicling America – http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov • IIIF and newspapers – – Interoperability format for image and textual layers – Viewer (e.g. Mirador) - http://showcase.iiif.io/viewer/mirador2/chroniclingamerica.html • International Coalition On Newspapers (ICON) – http://icon.crl.edu/ – Directory w/ issue level information about microfilm, digital and paper copies • Dodging the Memory Hole – http://educopia.org/events/dmh • Beyond NDNP – https://sites.google.com/site/digitalnewspaperspractices/ – Metadata and Technical Specification – Copyright Best Practices • More…
  4. 4. What does the User want?
  5. 5. Title Level The Indianapolis Globe from Chronicling America’s Newspaper Directory - http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn87056604/
  6. 6. Curated Titles / Collections The Portal to Texas History - http://texashistory.unt.edu/
  7. 7. Title & Issue Level Clean Politics from ICON - http://icon.crl.edu/
  8. 8. Hoosier State Chronicles https://newspapers.library.in.gov/ Oregon Daily Emerald Archives http://oregondigital.org/sets/daily-emerald/ Issue Level
  9. 9. Page Level Chronicling America – http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov
  10. 10. Article Level Utah Digital Newspapers http://digitalnewspapers.org/ California Digital Newspaper Collection http://cdnc.ucr.edu/
  11. 11. Website
  12. 12. Searching Newspapers WE CLAIM To be the Athletic Outfitters of Salem and why should we not do so? We outfit all basketball, football and baseball teams in the. surrounding country. There must be a reason. It is simply this: We have the complete stock of Sporting Goods in Salem. ARE YOU WITH US IN 1914 for Foot ball Supplies, Bicycles, Bicycle Repair ing, Guns, Ammunition, Fishing Tackle? The Chemawa American. (Chemawa, Or.) 19??-current, November 01, 1914, Image 3 http://oregonnews.uoregon.edu/lccn/2003238611/1914-11-01/ed-1/seq-3/
  13. 13. Full Text Search
  14. 14. Highlighted Search in Context
  15. 15. Article Search Facets
  16. 16. Searching Newspapers w/ Other CHO
  17. 17. IIIF & Newspapers http://showcase.iiif.io/viewer/mirador2/chroniclingamerica.html
  18. 18. Discussion The Plymouth tribune (Plymouth, IN), October 29, 1908, Image 5 http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn87056244/1908-10-29/ed-1/seq-5/ 1. What does your newspaper content look like? What level is the description and format? Do they have full text? 2. What functionality would you like to see with newspapers in DPLA? 3. What additional issues need to be solved?

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