Text reuse clusters in the Swedish-language press 1645-1918

Suomeksi

Current versions of this resource:
Text reuse clusters in the Swedish-language press 1645-1918
icon-info-circle Metadata and license
icon-quote-right Attribution instructions
Available soon
Look for other versions of this resource

Corpus contents

The resource is based on a study of overlaps and repetitions of texts in the Swedish-language newspaper and magazine material that has been digitised by the national libraries of Finland and Sweden. The idea was to locate all texts or text fragments longer than 300 characters that had been repeated or copied at least once. More than 101 million of these similarities or overlaps were found. When the same texts were clustered together, there were almost 22 million clusters. The study covered the years 1645-1918, starting with the first newspaper printed in Sweden. In total, 7.5 million pages of digitised newspaper material were included in the study. In addition to the aforementioned newspapers printed in Finland and Sweden, the database includes Swedish-language immigrant newspapers published in North America.

The resource was produced by the project ”Informationsflöden över Östersjön: Svenskspråkig press som kulturförmedlare”, funded by Society of Swedish Literature in Finland (Svenska Litteratursällskapet i Finland). The digitised material was compiled in November 2022.

Try out the Search engine designed for searching and analysing these clusters of text reuse.

Further details about the content and the terms and conditions regarding the different corpus versions are available in the corresponding metadata records.


Last updated: 28.05.2024

This page has a persistent identifier: http://urn.fi/urn:nbn:fi:lb-2023092725

Search the Language Bank Portal:
Juraj Šimko
Researcher of the Month: Juraj Šimko

 

Upcoming events


Contact

The Language Bank's technical support:
kielipankki (at) csc.fi
tel. +358 9 4572001

Requests related to language resources:
fin-clarin (at) helsinki.fi
tel. +358 29 4129317

More contact information