The Europeana Newspapers – A Gateway to European Newspapers Online

  • Aleš Pekárek
  • Marieke Willems
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7616)


The paper introduces the Europeana Newspapers project, funded by the European Commission. It describes its potential social impact on examples of stakeholders groups and the way of the project coordination, together with description of project activities. It also provides an overview of technologies used within the project. The paper also briefly gives an idea on the future outlook and activities of the project.


Europeana newspapers digitisation The European Library OCR OLR NER dissemination EU projects ICT-PSP 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Aleš Pekárek
    • 1
  • Marieke Willems
    • 1
  1. 1.LIBER (Association of European Reseach Libraries)Netherlands

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