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Digital humanities en duurzame toegang in het KB Lab

Crosspost van Op 11 april heeft de Koninklijke Bibliotheek de nieuwe website gelanceerd van het KB Lab, de portal voor digital humanities-onderzoek bij de KB. In het KB Lab...

New blog: Thomas Smits - Can computer vision find illustrations of nineteenth-century railway crashes?

One of our current KB Researchers-in-residence, Thomas Smits , has written a new blog post on the work he will be doing at the KB Lab the coming months. Can...

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,...




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,...



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...



KB Lab at DHBenelux: Frame Generator & Genre Classifier

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...



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



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...



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...



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...

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