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News

KB Lab history

We regularly get requests of colleagues asking how we set up our Lab within the KB. We're always happy to share this and meet up with people who are doing...

Call for contributions iPRES 2019

The international conference of digital preservation is looking for submissions for their 2019 conference in Amsterdam. This is the full Call for Contributions for the 16th International Conference on Digital...

Wanted: Participants for ICT with Industry workshop on automated metadata

Are you an academic researcher and into a week of researching and coding on our challenge of creating automated metadata? Please join us during the ICT With Industry workshop in...

Call for proposals KB Researcher-in-residence 2019 - closed

Are you an early career social scientist, data scientist, computer scientist, humanities scholar, or more simply put, a researcher working with or interested in our digital collections, such as the...

New blog post: Looking for cities in historical newspapers

Written by Antoine Peris, KB Researcher-in-residence As a geographer working at the KB thanks to the researcher-in-residence program, I am currently investigating how the image of Dutch cities changed in...

New: Classified Historical Newspaper Images (CHRONIC) & CHRONReader

We are happy to announce the latest addition to this KB Lab are now available: the dataset Classified Historical Newspaper Images (CHRONIC) and its counterpart CHRONReader. CHRONIC CHRONIC is a...

Events

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Mar

VOGIN-IP-Lezing: Cynthia Liem

Researcher-in-residence Cynthia Liem spreekt tijdens de VOGIN-IP-Lezing over haar onderzoek bij het KB Lab. " Lezing: “Verborgen schatten langs de digitale snelweg” Dankzij de snel toenemende digitalisering hebben we tegenwoordig toegang tot veel meer—en veel diversere—informatie dan in vorige decennia...

27

Mar

Workshop: Computer Vision in Book History

Computer vision is making rapid progress in its ability to extract information from documents. Libraries, academic digital humanists and publishers are now moving from experimenting with computer vision to considering how to implement it in their search platforms or research...

3

Apr

Delpher: veelzijdig digitaal krantenonderzoek

Steven Claeyssens will present in the Digitizing the Humanities lecture series at Ghent University with a lecture titled "Delpher: veelzijdig digitaal krantenonderzoek".

Past events

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Feb

From text to data - new ways of reading

Lotte Wilms will be presenting the KB Lab at the conference From Text to Data - New Ways of Reading at the National Library of Sweden. "The title of this conference indicates the underlying two-fold goals for the event. One...

21

Jan

ICT with Industry workshop on automated metadata

(Semi-) Automatic Cataloguing of Textual Cultural Heritage Objects Juliette Lonij, Sara Veldhoen en Martijn Kleppe In collaboration with Iris Hendrickx, Radboud University The KB | National Library of the Netherlands has been digitizing its collections at a rapid pace for...

17

Jan

Internet New Year Event

Kees Teszelszky will be speaking at the Internet New Year Event. A very Internet New Year 2019 Meanwhile it is an established tradition : over thirty local and international internet organisations invite you to a joint Internet New Year's event...

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