News & events


New: Classified Historical Newspaper Images (CHRONIC) & CHRONReader

We are happy to announce the latest addition to this KB Lab are now available: the dataset Classified Historical Newspaper Images (CHRONIC) and its counterpart CHRONReader. CHRONIC CHRONIC is a...

Researchers-in-residence Melvin Wevers & Thomas Smits bij Universiteit van Nederland

'Hoe gaat jouw Instagram post geschiedenis schrijven?' en 'Waar is de stoere, rokende Marlboro man heen?'. Thomas Smits en Melvin Wevers beantwoorden deze vragen in hun 15 minuten durende college...

Introducing the KB Researchers-in-residence 2018

Antoine Peris and dr. Cynthia Liem are the new researchers-in-residence at the KB. Both researchers work at the TU Delft and will be working together with the Digital Humanities team...

Project partners wanted for two projects using KB data

As KB Lab we also hope to provide a platform for the community working with the digitised collection of the KB. We cannot help everyone ourselves, but we can hopefully...

DH Clinics wins Victorine Iniative prize

We are happy to announce that the DH Clinics , co-organised by KB Lab member Lotte Wilms , together with Ben Companjen from Leiden University Libraries and Michiel Cock of...

KBK-1M Dataset available via DANS

We are happy to announce that as of today, access to the KBK-1M Dataset can be obtained through the Easy system of DANS (Data Archiving and Networked Services), the Netherlands...




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.



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...



Delpher: veelzijdig digitaal krantenonderzoek

Steven Claeyssens will present in the Digitizing the Humanities lecture series at Ghent University with a lecture titled "Delpher: veelzijdig digitaal krantenonderzoek".



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

Past events



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...



Born-Digital Archives and Digital Forensics – Where are We Now?

Kees Teszelszky will be speaking at the event 'Born-Digital Archives and Digital Forensics - Where are We Now?' in the Senate House of the University of London. His talk is titled 'Oral History and Forensic Web Archaeology: the First Dutch...



From text to data - new ways of reading

Lotte Wilms will be presenting the KB Lab at the conference From Text to Data - New Ways of Reading at the National Library of Sweden. "The title of this conference indicates the underlying two-fold goals for the event. One...

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