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1 Europeana Newspapers Project A Gateway to European Newspapers Online

2 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 2 Europeana Newspapers Project Best Practice Network that aims at aggregating 18 million digitised historic newspaper pages from 12 European libraries, drastically improving search and retrieve possibilities. Volume Cross European cultures Sharing best practices Improving availability Improving accessibility

3 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 Why Newspapers Newspapers are an everymans source of information Newspapers represent normal life in its own native locality the newspaper and the historian Lucy Maynard Salmon (1923) Image: Nationaal Archief The Netherlands

4 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 The challenges…… Newspapers were not meant to be preserved… frail and crumbly paper missing edition incomplete supplements poorly bound fading ink different fonts legal uncertainties with contemporary material

5 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 Who 12 content providers 2 networking partners 4 technology providers 1 aggregator

6 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 Who – associated partners

7 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 7 How Drastically improve search and retrieve possibilities through refinement Optical Character Recognition Optical Layout Recognition Named Entity Recognition (persons, places and organisations)

8 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 8 How Evaluating quality and developing prediction tools for individual libraries to improve OCR results.

9 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 9 How Image: Ukenaut Metadata standardisation and recommendations

10 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 10 How Image: HenrikS Building a content browser for newspapers

11 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 11 How Image: Australian National Maritime Museum Share best practices via workshops and national information days

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