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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...

KB Lab at DH2017

This week the international Digital Humanities community will gather in Montreal, Canada for the annual Digital Humanities Conference . The KB will be represented by Steven Claeyssens & Martijn Kleppe...

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...


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Past events



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...



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...

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