Building Bridges: from Europeana Libraries to Europeana Newspapers

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Presentation by Susan Reilly at the joint Newspapers & Genealogy session at WLIC2012.

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  • 1.Building Bridges: from Europeana Libraries to Europeana NewspapersSusan Reilly, LIBERTwitter: @skreillyIFLA Newspapers/GENLOC, Helsinki, 13th Aug 2012

2. OverviewAbout LIBERIntroduction to Europeana NewspapersThe foundation stone: Europeana LibrariesThis 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 3. LIBER & the European Digital AgendaAssociation of European Research LibrariesOur projects:Content Europeana Libraries Europeana NewspapersPolicy MEDOANETInfrastructure APARSEN AAA Study ODEThis 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 4. Europeana Newspapers 17 partner institutions 3 years (2012-2015) Aggregation of more than 18 million newspapers Will use refinement methods for OCR, OLR (articlesegmentation), and named entity (NER) and classrecognition Suvey existing collections in Europe Make content accessible This project is partially funded under the ICT Policy Support Programme (ICT PSP) as part of the Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme by the European Community http://ec.europa.eu/ict_psp 5. Why newspapers?The museum (and the newspaper) today seeks whatever represents normal life in its own native locality and with infinite pains its collections are arranged in a manner which is natural to them in their own habitatLucy Maynard Salmon (1976) in The Newspaper and the HistorianThis 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 6. Europeana Newspapers: where the content comes fromWe are looking for more libraries!NL ELIBER NLF SUB HH NLL CCSUSAL NLPBL KB SBBONBUIBK NLTBnF UBLFT This project is partially funded under the ICT Policy Support Programme (ICT PSP) as part of the Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme by the European Community http://ec.europa.eu/ict_psp 7. What we do with the content Select 10 million items to be OCRd Structural information by UKIB e.g. headings, table of contents Select 2 million items for OCR and OLR Article segmentation and page class recognition by CCS Libraries carry out manual correction of recognition andsegmentation results Named entity recognition applied to English, Dutch andGerman material This project is partially funded under the ICT Policy Support Programme (ICT PSP) as part of the Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme by the European Community http://ec.europa.eu/ict_psp 8. 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 discover of new relationships between entities This project is partially funded under the ICT Policy Support Programme (ICT PSP) as part of the Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme by the European Community http://ec.europa.eu/ict_psp 9. No access without aggregation Europeana Libraries A single library domain aggregator Content from European research libraries Full-text search capabilities Portal for researchers Access = SustainabilityAccess = VisibilityThis 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 10. Go to www.theeuropeanlibrary.org 11. Thank you for your attention!http://www.libereurope.euhttp://www.europeana-newspapers.eu/http://www.europeana-libraries.eu/Hall 4/5, stand H104