IFLA News Media

Conference Programme

Programme 20 April 2016

Venue: Hamburg State and University Library, Lichthof
12.00-13.00 Registration  
13.00-13.05 Welcome Douwe Drijfhout, Chair of the IFLA News Media Section;
National Library of South Africa
13.05-13.25 Welcome Address Katharina Fegebank, Zweite Bürgermeisterin und Senatorin der Behörde für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Gleichstellung, Freie und Hansestadt Hamburg
13.25-13.40 Welcome, Organisational Topics and Presentation of Sponsors Olaf Eigenbrodt, Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek Hamburg
13.40-14.15 Keynote:
Libraries as ‚Epistemological Agents‘ of Digital Humanities
Jan-Christoph Meister, Universität Hamburg / Institut für Germanistik
14.15-15.15 Lessons Learned in 7 Years of Newspaper Retro-digitization in Switzerland: How to Learn Lessons from Mistakes, how to Establish Models and Guidelines to Avoid Repeating them, how to Share the Lessons Florian Steffen, Swiss National Library
Scriptorium : an Open Access Platform Dedicated to Digitized Newpapers Launched by the Bibliothèque Cantonale et Universitaire – Lausanne Silvio Corsini, Bibliothèque Cantonale et Universitaire – Lausanne
15.15-15.45 Coffee Break  
15.45-15.55 Presentation 1 Zeutschel GmbH
16.00-17.00 Digitization of the Faroese National Heritage Erling Kjærbo, Landsbókasavnið – Søvn Landsins — Faroe Islands National Heritage, Archives, Library and Museums
Catholic, Crowdfunded, and Collaborative: A Unique Approach to Newspaper Digitization Frederick Zarndt, Global Connexions / Digital Divide Data, Coronado CA; Member IFLA Governing Board
Pat Lawton, Catholic Research Resources Alliance
Jeff Moyer, Reveal Digital
17.00-18.00 Library Tour  
18.10 Start (from the library, Lichthof entrance) to dinner at Gasthaus an der Alster  


Programme 21 April 2016


Venue: Hamburg State and University Library, Lichthof

9.00-10.15 Newspaper Digitization in Germany – Results and Perspectives of the German Research Foundation Pilot Scheme 2013-2015 Caroline Förster, Sächsische Landesbibliothek – Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek Dresden (SLUB)
A Medium is Formed: User Experiences and Challenges Digitizing Historic Newspapers in Bremen State and University Library Maria Hermes-Wladarsch, Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek Bremen
Coordinating Newspaper Digitisation: Some Facts and Figures Hans-Jörg Lieder, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz
10.15-10.25 Presentation 2 Digital Divide Data
10.25-10.50 Coffee Break  
10.50-11.40 Visual Representations of Newspaper Information Jessica Hubrich, Deutsche Nationalbibliothek, Frankfurt a.M.
How to Use Open Source in Digitization Projects – the Goobi Example Michael Luetgen, Zeutschel GmbH, Germany

Kerstin Wendt, Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek Hamburg

11.40-11.45 Short Break  
11.45-12.35 Retrodigitization and electronic presentation of the „Vorwärts“ – a Workshop-Report Olaf Guercke, Bibliothek der Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Bonn
Retrodigitization of Historical newspapers – Workflow, Archiving and Presentation Ludger Syré, Badische Landesbibliothek, Karlsruhe
12.35-12.45 Presentation 3 Ninestars Information Technologies
12.45-14.00 Lunch break  
14.00-14.50 Who cares about yesterday’s news? Use cases and requirements for newspaper digitization Clemens Neudecker, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz
Data Mining Applied to Heritage Digital Press Metadatas – What is Possible to Learn from an OLR Corpus? (without even Reading an Article from it) Jean-Philippe Moreux, Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF), Paris
14.50-15.00 Presentation 4 CCS Content Conversion Specialists GmbH
15.00-15.30 Coffee Break  
15.30-16.05 Keynote:
Doomsday or Departure? How Digitalization is Changing the World of Media
Stephan Weichert, Hamburg Media School / Akademischer Leiter Digital Journalism
16.05-17.00 Selective Web Archiving at the German National Library Tobias Steinke, Deutsche Nationalbibliothek, Frankfurt a.M.
Improving the Freshness of Web Collections by Integrating Social Web and Focused Web Crawling Thomas Risse, L3S Research Center, Hannover
17.00-17.15 Short Break  
17.15-18.00 Panel Discussion „Expert views on the past and the future of news preservation“ N.N.
18.15 Start (from the library, Lichthof entrance) to conference dinner (included in registration) at Restaurant La Vela  


Programme 22 April 2016


Venue: Hamburg State and University Library, Lichthof

9.00-9.10 Presentation 5 NewsBank Inc.
9.10-10.30 Getting to Know Users of Digital Newspaper and Journal Library – What Can Statistics of Use Tell Us Juha Rautiainen, The National Library of Finland, Mikkeli
e-periodica.ch: the Platform for Digitised Swiss Journals Regina Wanger, ETH-Bibliothek, Zürich
News metadata: Library and News Publishers Perspectives Frederick Zarndt, Global Connexions / Digital Divide Data, Coronado CA; Member IFLA Governing Board
10.30-10.40 Presentation 6 ImageWare Components GmbH
10.40-11.10 Coffee Break  
11.10-11.20 Presentation 7 book2net / Microbox GmbH
11.20-12.10 Disinformation in news reporting in the current crisis of Syria Hasna Askhita, Syrian Computer Society SCS
Increasing Student Awareness of International News and Events Lisa Romero, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
12.10-12.30 Short Break  
12.30-13.50 Challenges Facing the Preservation of Born-digital News Applications Katherine Boss, New York University Libraries
Meredith Broussard
, New York University, Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute
Teaching Personal Digital Archiving to Journalism Students Carner, Dorothy, Journalism Library, University of Missouri Libraries
McCain, Edward
, Reynolds Journalism Institute and University of Missouri Libraries
The Evolving, Yet Unique Landscape of the Developing World’s Newspaper Industry Tim Russell, NewsBank Inc.
13.50-14.00 Wrap-up  
14.00 End of the Conference  

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