Europeana Newspapers Project Newsletter, Issue 3, November 2013
Europeana Newspapers project
Watch our new film!

This short animation explains how Europeana Newspapers will give researchers and the general public access to a vast amount of European historic newspapers via a single interface. 
 

The rest of the newsletter contains all the latest project news, including an update on our recent workshop in Amsterdam, a closer look at historic newspapers from Finland and a feature on the British Library, one of our partners.

Presenting historic newspapers online: Workshop report
A major goal of the Europeana Newspapers Project is to develop a web browser that can effectively display the 18 million newspaper pages being made searchable by the project. - Read more >>
Newspaper Spotlight from the National Library of Finland

The National Library of Finland is one of the founding partners of the Europeana Newspapers Project, and many of its digitised newspapers will be included in our finished content browser. - Read more >>


Highlights of the Workshop on Refinement and Quality Assessment

Europeana Newspapers in simple terms
What does refining a digitised historical newspaper page actually mean in normal person language? We now have a Europeana Newspapers Glossary that will answer all your questions. Do you have a question that is not answered by the Glossary? Leave a reply here>> 

Image with the courtesy of University Library "Svetozar Markovic" of Belgrade

Featured Partner: The British Library
Every month we highlight one partner of the Europeana Newspapers Project. These articles will give you the ‘inside story’ about our partners, their specific role within the project and the various challenges that arise with the refinement and aggregation of historical newspapers. In October we featured the British Library - Read more >>
Myth and reality at the Latvian Information day
On August 22nd Europeana Newspapers Information day was held in Riga in one of the central parks at a three story high exhibition tent specially built for Riga European Capital of Culture 2014 information purposes. - Read more >> 
The British Library hosts final workshop
The focus will be on European Newspapers and the Digital Agenda for Europe.
29-30 September 2014 
Come and see our roadshows
Each of our partner libraries will host an Information Day where people from local universities, libraries, archives, museums, rights holders, newspapers and policy makers can learn about the Europeana Newspapers Project. Keep an eye on the agenda and see when we'll be in your country.

National Library of Poland: 16 January 2014
Berlin State Library: 27-28 February 2014
National Library of Austria: 25-26 March 2014
National Library of France: 3 April 2014
The British Library: 9 June 2014
 

Photograph from the collection of the State Library of New South Wales 
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.

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