News & events


Report: Launch of the renewed website

On Tuesday 11 April we officially launched the new version of this website. We celebrated this day with not only our colleagues who joined us in making the website possible,...

Digital Humanities Clinics voor bibliotheekmedewerkers: input gevraagd!

U wilt onderzoekers op het gebied van Digital Humanities beter kunnen faciliteren en ondersteunen? Weten wat computationele manieren van onderzoek doen nu precies inhouden en beter begrijpen wat dat kan...

New dataset: Newspaper ngrams

A new dataset was recently published on our website; the newspaper ngrams. This dataset as generated by PoliticalMashup and contains yearly counts for word ngrams for n ranging from 1...

New events added

If you still have room in your agenda this summer, we have some interesting options for you to meet us and learn more about the KB Lab or the KB's...

New website!

As you can see, we have a new website! Our KB Lab has been revamped and is easier to use, nicer to see and even better to work with! So,...

Verslag: Historische kranten als 'big data' II: Concepten op drift

Op 20 januari 2017 vond bij de Koninklijke Bibliotheek het congres Historische kranten als 'big data' II: Concepten op drift plaats, mede-georganiseerd door het KB Lab. Van deze interessante dag...




Afscheid Josje Calff met mini-symposium (besloten)

Op 24 mei neemt de directeur van de Universiteitsbibliotheek van de Vrije Universiteit, Josje Calff, afscheid van de sector, omdat ze per 1 juni met pensioen gaat. Deze middag wordt gevuld met een mini-symposium waar onze conservator Digital Collecties, dr...



Library Carpentry Mozilla Global Sprint

Mozilla’s Global Sprint is a fun, fast-paced and two-day collaborative event to hack and build projects for a healthy Internet. A diverse network of scientists, educators, artists, engineers and others come together in person and online to innovate in the...



Workshop 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 . The title of the workshop is 'Mining Delpher Data' and will focus on accessing, cleaning and analysing KB...



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 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



Presentation renewed KB Lab website

Since its launch in 2013, the KB Lab has been the portal to all digital experimental tools and data of the KB, National Library of the Netherlands. Regularly new tools and data sets have been added, made in projects with...




Our Curator of Digital Collections, Dr Steven Claeyssens will be presenting at the Innovative Library in Digital Era 2017 conference on 3-5 April 2016 in Jasná, Slovakia.



CLARIN-PLUS Workshop "Working with Parliamentary Records"

KB Lab team member Dr Martijn Kleppe will be presenting at the CLARIN-PLUS Workshop "Working with Parliamentary Records" on 27-29 March 2016 in Sofia, Bulgaria.

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