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Developing an Image-Based Classifier for Detecting Poetic Content in Historic Newspaper Collections

Elizabeth Lorang, Leen-Kiat Soh, Maanas Varma Datla, Spencer Kulwicki
2015 D-Lib Magazine  
Increasing Our Vision for 21 st -Century Digital Libraries Next, two caveats: 1) Our presentation today will be taking up, for the most part, a particular type of digital library: digital libraries that  ...  are large-scale collections or aggregations of digitized cultural heritage materials. 2) Our examples and contexts are largely U.S.-, and to a lesser extent U.K., -centric, including in terms of the content  ...  In addition to testing our work on earlier newspapers from a different geographic region, then, we also have an opportunity to explore our approaches as applied to newspapers digitized quite early and  ... 
doi:10.1045/july2015-lorang fatcat:joax7qcckjhkjjkqxcd3r4u5da

A Technical Approach and Distributed Model for Validation of Digital Objects

Justin LIttman
2006 D-Lib Magazine  
Although successful in proving the value of aggregation as an approach to digital library interoperability, these two activities highlighted the need to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of key  ...  the current technical approach for digital object validation used by the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP), a partnership between the Library of Congress (LC) and the National Endowment for the  ... 
doi:10.1045/may2006-littman fatcat:dhbjaiqkcjep5mut235e66hnou

Exploring the Roles of Digitisation and Microfilming in Preserving Australian Newspapers for Permanent Access

Hilary Berthon
2008 Microform and Imaging Review  
In June 2007, a workshop attended by ANPlan libraries was held in Canberra to develop an 'action plan' to assist in gaining a better understanding of what the respective roles of microform and digital  ...  Undoubtedly, Australian libraries will implement a variety of approaches for the various 'states of being' 3 in which their newspapers exist.  ... 
doi:10.1515/mfir.2008.007 fatcat:n6byz5v365av3dxyxm34elgde4

Integrated interdisciplinary workflows for research on historical newspapers: Perspectives from humanities scholars, computer scientists, and librarians

Sarah Oberbichler, Emanuela Boroş, Antoine Doucet, Jani Marjanen, Eva Pfanzelter, Juha Rautiainen, Hannu Toivonen, Mikko Tolonen
2021 Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology  
workflow to combine purely disciplinary research approaches from computer science, humanities, and library work.  ...  We argue that collaborations of different disciplines can benefit from a good understanding of the workflows and traditions of each of the disciplines involved but must find integrated approaches to successfully  ...  Already in the 1990s, regional and national libraries have engaged and invested heavily in newspaper digitization (Terras, 2011) , resulting in 17% of newspapers in European libraries being digitized  ... 
doi:10.1002/asi.24565 pmid:35873357 pmcid:PMC9292767 fatcat:7w4pxx7f4ngh3lugucxiuglzsq

Selecting Newspaper Titles for Digitization at the Digital Library of Georgia

Donnie Summerlin
2014 D-Lib Magazine  
Libraries, archives, and other cultural institutions must decide how best to utilize their limited funds to digitize a select number of newspaper titles.  ...  This approach is another example of a difference between the selection criteria of the DLG and the National Digital Newspaper Program.  ... 
doi:10.1045/september2014-summerlin fatcat:4lpqj2adqnhi3jb7pnbykyn6oe

Connecting to the past: Newspaper digitization in the Nordic countries

Majlis Bremer-Laamanen
2006 Journal of Digital Asset Management  
digitization to the libraries ordinary functions and to give a continuous widening access to newspapers out of copyright.  ...  Better service for the users Our goals in Helsinki University Library -National Library of Finland are to obtain an industrial production environment, an automated OCR of both Fraktur and Roman text even  ... 
doi:10.1057/palgrave.dam.3650027 fatcat:xa3lsqdp7ncplluovzjtyh5ksy

Digitization in Australasia

Warwick Cathro
2007 Serials: The Journal for the Serials Community  
The Library's philosophy has been to provide an integrated approach, through its catalogue and other services, to the discovery of digitized collection items and to material not yet digitized.  ...  In addition, the Library has undertaken a major newspaper digitization project, with an online delivery service called 'Papers Past', which is described in more detail below.  ... 
doi:10.1629/20009 fatcat:p34pfcyfnzcjho5wfjj5ksiydy

A long way? Introducing digitized historical newspapers in school, a case study from Finland

Inés Matres García del Pino
Closer examination of students' work demonstrated that the digital library that houses historical newspapers facilitated and constrained the students' freedom and capacity to go deep when conducting research  ...  In practice, a better understanding of these materials, will help educators give adequate guidelines to their students.  ... -International journal of media, technology and lifelong learning Vol. 14 -Issue 1 -2018  ... 
doaj:cb2cbed179a64777ba9fff6f8ee76e6d fatcat:4wyrg5qbnjgmtgvke5ld2ipsj4

An Archaeology of Victorian Newspapers

Paul Fyfe
2016 Victorian Periodicals Review  
Yet my goal is not to explain the contemporary challenges of computational approaches, the scale of digital materials, or a culture of proliferating information that connects us to the Victorians.  ...  This essay results from just such an initiative-a content-mining project focused on the digital collection British Nineteenth-Century Newspapers from the commercial publisher Gale Cengage.  ...  This essay takes particular inspiration from Bonnie Mak and Ryan Cordell, who have pioneered an archaeological approach to the study of digitized historical materials.  ... 
doi:10.1353/vpr.2016.0039 fatcat:4pua3uzaobbpxoscsu3znryppi

The Utah Digital Newspapers Project

Kenning Arlitsch, L. Yapp, Karen Edge
2003 D-Lib Magazine  
In 2001, the Marriott Library at the University of Utah was the recipient of a $93,000 Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant to digitize three weekly Utah newspapers.  ...  With the recent award of a new grant, another 100,000 pages from an expanded selection of newspapers are slated for digitization in 2003. Figure 1: Utah Digital Newspapers website.  ... 
doi:10.1045/march2003-arlitsch fatcat:u4xoo7cqdvf2zc4zha44f2qsqy

Organic, symbiotic digital collection development [chapter]

Jennifer A. Johnson, Kristi L. Palmer
2013 A Handbook of Digital Library Economics  
Finally, there is a summary of lessons learned and thoughts on how to proceed with this community model in the future.  ...  Several factors facilitated this library's early move towards digital cultural heritage collections, including: a university and library mission rooted in community collaboration; forward thinking, flexible  ...  Indicative of a willingness to experiment, the University Library was approached by Lyrasis to test a new digitisation service provider.  ... 
doi:10.1016/b978-1-84334-620-3.50007-6 fatcat:o5vsas7oqbc75kf2qdajk3ue7u

From Digital Library to Open Datasets

Rachel Wittmann, Anna Neatrour, Rebekah Cummings, Jeremy Myntti
2019 Information Technology and Libraries  
Faculty at the University of Utah's Marriott Library are developing a collections as data strategy by leveraging existing Digital Library and Digital Matters programs.  ...  By selecting various digital collections, small- and large-scale approaches to developing open datasets are explored.  ...  Callaway's expertise was invaluable in creating the scripts to enable distance reading of the text corpus, documenting this process, and training library staff.  ... 
doi:10.6017/ital.v38i4.11101 fatcat:b6udk6gdpveqhandelmyoisjdu

The Oregon Digital Newspaper Program's Commitment to Open Access

Sarah Seymore
2019 OLA Quarterly  
The Oregon Digital Newspaper Program (ODNP) at the University of Oregon Libraries is an initiative to digitize historic and current Oregon newspapers, making them freely available to the public through  ...  She holds an undergraduate degree in art history, and a master's degree in library and information science.  ...  positive film reels distributed to a multitude of Oregon libraries.  ... 
doi:10.7710/1093-7374.1960 fatcat:3u4qald3crex7btequjuuwkwum

In the Digital Age, Preserving the Print of the Past

John Connolly
2013 Virginia Libraries  
For the past 20 years, a project at the Library of Virginia in Richmond has been laboring to find and preserve a form of media communication that has been waning: Virginia's newspapers.  ...  Under a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), the Virginia Newspaper Project (VNP) was established at the Library of Virginia in 1993 and continues its work today though it has evolved  ...  "We felt the best way to approach the preservation of Virginia's newspapers was to find as many newspapers as we can that we don't have and to add them to an online database."  ... 
doi:10.21061/valib.v59i3.1272 fatcat:f64cfoc5lbfffkpvrb2fucszde

Digitization: Does It Always Improve Access to Rare Books and Special Collections?

Dale J. Correa
2017 Preservation Digital Technology & Culture  
Abstract:In April 2016, the Israel State Archives announced the most recent stage of an ambitious project to digitize all of their holdings (potentially 400 million pages of material): the new archival  ...  The National Szechenyi Library of Hungary encountered these issues when they considered digitizing part of their collection with an aim to increase access while lessening potential harm to the materials  ...  images showing "even the faintest stroke."8 The scanner exposed the manuscripts to conditions no worse than those of an exhibition, which the National Szechenyi Library determined to be a fair price for  ... 
doi:10.1515/pdtc-2016-0026 fatcat:iaqe626afvfz5i2xlo3di4lxpm
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