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Information on the go: A case study of Europeana mobile users

David Nicholas, David Clark, Ian Rowlands, Hamid R. Jamali
2013 Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology  
The behavior of nearly 70,000 mobile users was examined over a period of more than a year and compared with that for PC users of the same site and for the same period.  ...  The paper sets out to correct this through an analysis of the logs of a major cultural website, Europeana.  ...  Acknowledgment The study was funded by the EU funded research program Europeana Connect and we thank Jill Cousins, head of the program, for all her support and advice in connection with this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1002/asi.22838 fatcat:vq55fkv7hfezxmzvc7w3xshwjq


Paul Clough
2015 Proceedings of the Forum for Information Retrieval Evaluation on - FIRE '14  
Evaluation of IR systems has typically focused on the system and specifically assessing the quality of a ranked list of results with respect to a query.  ...  However, IR functionality is typically just one component amongst many that are used to help support users' wider information seeking activities.  ...  evaluating of more complex multi-component systems. • To inform and predict: ultimately the results of user studies should be used to inform the design of system-oriented evaluation studies (e.g., in  ... 
doi:10.1145/2824864.2824890 dblp:conf/fire/Clough14 fatcat:ehrplpbeezhhnlvgf3jcszfz4a

Trying Application Programming Interface (API) without coding experience: Kick start with Europeana APIs with PHP [article]

Go Sugimoto
2019 Zenodo  
This is the original version of an online tutorial in the Programming Historian: "Introduction to Populating a Website with API Data".  ...  It is aimed to show the first step of API for absolute beginners who have no or little prior knowledge of coding. It would be useful for the readers who prefer more casual version of the tutorial.  ...  Europeana API The first API we will try is Europeana . It is one of the biggest sources of information for cultural heritage in Europe.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3666720 fatcat:zpfvlhr5rzc6tcdsgriz4hvzx4

Querying and integrating spatial–temporal information on the Web of Data via time geography

Carsten Keßler, Carson J.Q. Farmer
2015 Journal of Web Semantics  
We build on a formalization of space-time prisms and apply it in the context of the Web of Data, making it usable across multiple domains and topics.  ...  The Web of Data is a rapidly growing collection of datasets from a wide range of domains, many of which have spatial-temporal aspects.  ...  In these cases, location is often recorded at sub-meter resolution and timestamps go down to the minute or even second.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.websem.2015.09.005 fatcat:2lkdnbbyergazjnlkujwonea6q

How to carry over historic books into social networks

Heimo Müller, Hermann Maurer
2011 Proceedings of the 4th ACM workshop on Online books, complementary social media and crowdsourcing - BooksOnline '11  
Finally, we describe a working prototype and demonstrate the advantages obtained with a use case.  ...  The scans have to be of high quality, allow good OCR to permit full text searches; books need not only be "packaged" but also need meta-data and functionalities that one can expect from a computer supported  ...  One point of the criticism is that Europeana expects users to search first at the Europeana site, rather than go to Google and be redirected [28] .  ... 
doi:10.1145/2064058.2064065 dblp:conf/cikm/MullerM11 fatcat:y362bxfldff4niuq33c2avnjxa

The second digital transition: to the mobile space – an analysis of Europeana

David Nicholas, David Clark
2013 Learned Publishing  
The challenges of identifying mobile use -no easy matter -are described. The information behaviour of 150,000 mobile users is examined and compared with that for desktop users.  ...  This article aims to correct this through an analysis of the usage logs of a major cultural, multimedia website,, which started tackling the mobile challenge in 2011.  ...  Acknowledgements Thanks are due to Jill Cousins and the staff of Europeana and the European Commission who provided us with the opportunity and funding to evaluate its usage during the period 2011-2013  ... 
doi:10.1087/20130402 fatcat:4rm2c7ahizcpzari4zx4bmj7ue

The Times They Are a-Changing (again!): the second, great digital transition to the mobile space

David Nicholas
2013 Zagadnienia informacji naukowej  
Originality/Value: The research described here constitutes one of the biggest studies of mobile users published and certainly no one else has conducted research on cultural information consumers on the  ...  The behavior of more than 150,000 mobile users was examined over a period of more than a year and compared with that for PC users of the same site and for the same period.  ...  Europeana, with an eye on a strategic market for them, tourists, who are of course interested in culture and who could benefit considerably from information on the go, started considering the mobile user  ... 
doi:10.36702/zin.603 fatcat:t7lshyw4d5cybaeilhb5jnp5ee


S. Münster, F. Maiwald, J. Bruschke, C. Kröber, R. Dietz, H. Messemer, F. Niebling
2021 ISPRS Annals of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences  
From 2016 to 2021 the research group HistStadt4D investigated and developed methods and technologies to transfer extensive repositories of historical photographs and their contextual information into a  ...  Against this background, in this article we present the achievements of the project, lessons learned, and current state of 4D urban history research and discovery based on historical photographs.  ...  The authors would like to thank to Kristina Friedrichs who conducted the assessment of the image repositories.  ... 
doi:10.5194/isprs-annals-viii-m-1-2021-109-2021 doaj:379b8ad9dc484fc4a443048fda91f2b8 fatcat:lnziprrddbhvlmm6exzq75ebwq

Learning from Digital Library Evaluations: The Europeana Case

Juliane Stiller, Vivien Petras
2018 ABI-Technik  
Concentrating on studies that evaluate Europeana services or single components, we show gaps in the evaluation of certain Europeana aspects.  ...  In this paper we analyse evaluation studies of the Europeana digital library from its launch in 2009 until today.  ...  "Information on the Go: A Case Study of Europeana Mobile Users."  ... 
doi:10.1515/abitech-2018-0006 fatcat:j7avlulg3zdopecpjmxatrovme

Carare - D1.8: Final Report (Final)

Kate Fernie
2013 Zenodo  
CARARE has worked with Europeana to make 3D content accessible to Europeana's users and to demonstrate the potential for map-based search services for tourism and mobile applications.  ...  the CARARE aggregation service to Europeana and in principle to other services, helping establish a network of interoperable OAI-PMH compliant repositories and content management systems.  ...  Partners were encouraged to become active members of the Europeana Network with several going on to participate in working groups on Users, Sustainability and Technical issues.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.573309 fatcat:wu6n3nukj5a2vc6ndgcf23rzvi

User Navigation in Large-Scale Distributed Digital Libraries: The Case of the Digital Public Library of America

Krystyna K. Matusiak
2017 Journal of Web Librarianship  
This paper presents the findings of a study on user navigation through a large-scale DL system, using the DPLA as case.  ...  The authors found that mobile users were the fastest-growing Europeana group and demonstrated different information seeking behavior. Mobile users engaged in shorter visits and viewed less content.  ... 
doi:10.1080/19322909.2017.1356257 fatcat:nzxiloo2ujggje2p5ya3kbjwye

The impact of information and communication technologies and data market as components of digital economy on socio-economic development in EU

O. Nikolaichuk, A. Chebotar
2019 Galic'kij ekonomičnij visnik  
Mobile internet users already experience congestion on networks because of inefficient use of radio spectrum.  ...  With the on-going developments in consumer electronics, the lines between digital devices are fading away.  ...  This is a conceptual framework for collection of information society statistics as well as a list of core indicators for benchmarking  ... 
doi:10.33108/galicianvisnyk_tntu2019.06.133 fatcat:24art2eskja6fgeiai5rdeztda

A view on Europeana from the US perspective

Ricky Erway
2009 Liber Quarterly: The Journal of European Research Libraries  
At the express request of the organisers of the second LIBER/EBLIDA workshop on digitization, Ricky Erway of OCLC provided an outsider's view on the Europeana project.  ...  Erway looks at Europeana from many vantage points: mandate and funding; branding and public relations; learning from others; aggregation; cooperation; content; rights; metadata; technology; access; user  ...  I would have suggested that Europeana let go of things like user profiles, social spaces, user-generated content, collaborative working, exhibits, color searching, audio and video preservation, and mobile  ... 
doi:10.18352/lq.7954 fatcat:hkdfb45kubds3myuqihqyd5j3u

IPR management models for cultural heritage on ECLAP Best Practice Network

Pierfrancesco Bellini, Paolo Nesi, Michela Paolucci
2013 2013 IEEE International Conference on Communications Workshops (ICC)  
IPR of cultural heritage cross media content on Performing Arts domain.  ...  everything he like on the accessed content.  ...  Only content presenting a (i) sufficient set of metadata (e.g., Europeana mandatory metadata) and (ii) IPR information and a license defined (one from the set admitted by "europeana:rights"), will be published  ... 
doi:10.1109/iccw.2013.6649231 dblp:conf/icc/BelliniNP13 fatcat:eyphlamlyjctzpv6izdtxjquie

Information Seeking Behaviour and Usage on a Multi-media Platform: Case Study Europeana [chapter]

David Nicholas, David Clark
2014 Library and Information Sciences  
The article examines the usage of the website, a multilingual online collection of millions of digitized items from European museums, libraries, archives and multi-media collections.  ...  It concentrates on three aspects of use: (1) stickiness and site loyalty; (2) social media referrals; (3) that associated with virtual exhibitions.  ...  Open Access This chapter is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial License, which permits any noncommercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-54812-3_6 fatcat:gwipiudfnvhbnnhguusuqawxv4
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