News & events

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...

ICDAR2019 Competition on Digitised Magazine Article Segmentation

We have digitised over 100 million pages of text, of which 4.4 million are from magazines. These magazines are full-text searchable via the our platform Delpher , but the articles...

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...

Events

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Jun

LIBER Conference

The KB Lab will present the following paper at the LIBER conference; Session 4 (Wednesday 26 June 14:45): Beyond Assisting Digital Humanities Scholars: 5 Years of Researchers in Residence at the National Library of The Netherlands, - Martijn Kleppe, Lotte...

8

Jul

Libraries As Research Partner in Digital Humanities

Libraries and other cultural heritage organisations (CHOs) and their staff occupy a central role in digital humanities. Given the importance many of these organisations attach to their role as supporters of research, a case can be made for the opportunity...

10

Jul

DH2019

The KB Lab will be at the DH2019 conference in Utrecht with the following contributions: Preconference workshop: https://adholibdh.github.io/dh2019-preconference/ Posters: Romein, Christel Annemieke and Veldhoen, Sara Floor - Entangled Histories of Early Modern Ordinances. Segmentation of Text and Machine-Learned Metadating. Lotte...

22

Sep

ICDAR2019 Competition on Digitised Magazine Article Segmentation

The results of the ICDAR2019 Competition on Digitised Magazine Article Segmentation will be presented during the ICDAR2019 conference. For more information about the conference, please see http://icdar2019.org/

Past events

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...

25

Mar

Digital Humanities en Archieven

Lotte Wilms zal op 25 maart tijdens een van de bijeenkomsten van 'Digital Humanities en Archieven' een lezing geven over de DH-activiteiten van de KB.

21

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...

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