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News

KB Lab history

We regularly get requests of colleagues asking how we set up our Lab within the KB. We're always happy to share this and meet up with people who are doing...

Call for contributions iPRES 2019

The international conference of digital preservation is looking for submissions for their 2019 conference in Amsterdam. This is the full Call for Contributions for the 16th International Conference on Digital...

Wanted: Participants for ICT with Industry workshop on automated metadata

Are you an academic researcher and into a week of researching and coding on our challenge of creating automated metadata? Please join us during the ICT With Industry workshop in...

Call for proposals KB Researcher-in-residence 2019 - closed

Are you an early career social scientist, data scientist, computer scientist, humanities scholar, or more simply put, a researcher working with or interested in our digital collections, such as the...

New blog post: Looking for cities in historical newspapers

Written by Antoine Peris, KB Researcher-in-residence As a geographer working at the KB thanks to the researcher-in-residence program, I am currently investigating how the image of Dutch cities changed in...

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...

Events

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Dec

Smart Humanity 2018

De volgende sessies worden (mede-)georganiseerd door het KB Lab-team Smart Collecties in de Digital Humanities (14:45 - 15:45) - Steven Claeyssens & Sara Veldhoen Nieuwsgierig naar wat de Digital Humanities betekenen voor het werk van bibliotheken? In deze sessie laten...

17

Jan

Internet New Year Event

Kees Teszelszky will be speaking at the Internet New Year Event. A very Internet New Year 2019 Meanwhile it is an established tradition : over thirty local and international internet organisations invite you to a joint Internet New Year's event...

21

Jan

ICT with Industry workshop on automated metadata

(Semi-) Automatic Cataloguing of Textual Cultural Heritage Objects Juliette Lonij, Sara Veldhoen en Martijn Kleppe In collaboration with Iris Hendrickx, Radboud University The KB | National Library of the Netherlands has been digitizing its collections at a rapid pace for...

Past events

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Sep

Language technologies & digital humanities 2018

Martijn Kleppe will present a keynote 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 ),...

13

Sep

Building Library Labs

The British Library Labs is hosting an event for all libraries with (a wish) for a library lab. The KB Lab will be visiting with Willem Jan Faber, Steven Claeyssens and Lotte Wilms, who will be presenting on the KB...

6

Aug

KB Researcher-in-residence consultation

If you are interested in applying to the KB Researcher-in-residence programme for 2019 we strongly advise you to talk to us before submitting. We can help you shape your proposal in a way that it fits the programme best, ensuring...

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