News & events

News

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...

Events

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May

Digital approaches in cultural heritage: towards a pan-Baltic cooperation network

On 21-22 May 2019 in Riga at the National Library of Latvia will be organised international conference aimed for raising awareness between culture workers and specialists, including young professionals and policy-makers on issues related to digital cultural heritage. Cultural heritage...

26

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

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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...

15

Mar

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...

7

Feb

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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