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News

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...

Join us: news list of LIBER Digital Humanities working group now open

The LIBER Digital Humanities working group has just opened a Listserv news list. Here, librarians and researchers can share ideas, experiences and cases around the theme 'Digital Humanities and libraries'...

Digital humanities en duurzame toegang in het KB Lab

Crosspost van http://www.ncdd.nl/news/digital-humanities-en-duurzame-toegang-kb-lab/ 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...

Events

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Jun

KB Lab at DHBenelux

DHBenelux takes place in Amsterdam this year and of course, the KB Lab will be there. Long paper: Seeing History: Analyzing large-scale historical visual datasets using deep neural network - Melvin Wevers, Thomas Smits, Willem-Jan Faber, Juliette Lonij Short paper:...

4

Jul

LIBER DH working group workshop at LIBER conference

Lotte Wilms will be hosting a workshop for the LIBER Digital Humanities and Digital Cultural Heritage working group. During the 2017 LIBER conference in Patras, Greece, the LIBER Digital Humanities & Digital Cultural Heritage Working Group was launched. One year...

20

Sep

Language technologies & digital humanities 2018

Martijn Kleppe will be keynoting at the Language Technologies & digital humanities 2018 conference in Ljubljana. The Slovenian Language Technologies Society ( SDJT ), the Centre for Language Resources and Technologies at the University of Ljubljana ( CJVT ), the...

Past events

9

Apr

LIBER Digital Humanities working group meeting

The LIBER Digital Humanities working group will meet at the KB for a hands-on workshop. The event is meant for members only, but anyone can join the working group and contribute. For more information please see the LIBER website ...

8

Mar

Presentatie KB Onderzoeksagenda

De KB presenteert op donderdag 8 maart de eerste KB Onderzoeksagenda. Tijdens deze bijeenkomst lichten diverse experts de thema’s toe die de KB de komende jaren als richtlijn aanhoudt bij de uitvoering van haar kerntaken. Met onze netwerkpartners uit de...

10

Feb

HackaLOD Symposium

HackaLOD 2018 is de culturele Linked Open Data hackathon van 2018. Op vrijdag 9 en 10 februari kan je aan de slag om nieuwe apps te maken op basis van data uit collecties van culturele instellingen, waaronder de KB. Een...

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