News & events


Call Researcher-In-Residence program 2018 online

We are happy to announce that we opened the call for submissions for our researcher-in-residence-program 2018. This program offers a unique chance to early career researchers to work in the...

Report: Library Carpentry Sprint in KB

On Thursday 1 & Friday 2 June, about 12 Dutch librarians and experts gathered in the KB to join the Library Carpentry Sprint . Library Carpentry is a grassroot initiative...

Report: First Cultural Heritage Developers Meetup

To bring together developers who work at cultural heritage institutes, we took the initiative to organise a ‘Cultural Heritage Developers Meetup’. The first meeting took place 18 May 2017 at...

New tool: KB Lab Bot

The KB Lab Bot is a working prototype of a Facebook Messenger Bot that allows you to retrieve Dutch cultural heritage masterpieces. The bot is a showcase of an open...

Updated: xportal - Wikidata SPARQL queries now possible

The xportal tool has been updated. It is now possible to search the Delpher collections in this experimental portal using a Wikidata SPARQL query. For example, this makes it possible...

Join us: news list of LIBER Digital Humanities working group now open

The LIBER Digital Humanities working group has just opened a Listserv news list. Here, librarians and researchers can share ideas, experiences and cases around the theme 'Digital Humanities and libraries'...




Workshop Computer Vision in Digital Humanities at DH2017

KB Lab member Martijn Kleppe will be present at the Digital Humanities 2017 conference in Montreal, Canada. Together with researchers-in-residence Melvin Wevers and Thomas Smits , he is co-organising the pre-conference workshop 'Computer Vision in Digital Humanities'. Short details about...



IFLA Satellite Meeting 2017: Digital Humanities – Opportunities and Risks. Connecting Libraries and Research

Digital Scholarship Advisor Lotte Wilms will be present at the IFLA Satellite Meeting on Digital Humanities in Libraries where she will present the work she does on the organisation of DH Clinics and the LIBER working group on Digital Humanities...

Past events



KB Lab at DHBenelux: Frame Generator, Genre Classifier, Web Archive & Bazaar

Want to know more about the recently published tools Genre Classifier and Frame Generator ? Research software engineer Juliette Lonij , developer of both tools, will be presenting her work together with the researchers she worked with at DHBenelux. 10:00...



Digital Humanities in Libraries workshop at LIBER Conference

KB Lab member Lotte Wilms , as chair of the LIBER Digital Humanities working group , is hosting a workshop on Digital Humanities in Libraries at the annual LIBER conference. The LIBER working group Digital Humanities (DH) would like to...



Workshop 'Mining Delpher Data' at DHBenelux

KB Lab members Steven Claeyssens and Martijn Kleppe will organize a workshop during the DHBenelux conference together with researcher-in-residence Melvin Wevers and KB colleague Rene Voorburg. The title of the workshop is 'Mining Delpher Data' and will focus on accessing,...

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