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Over the past few months, Melvin Wevers joined the KB Lab as Researcher-in-residence. During his stay, he did not only manage to defend his PhD succesfully, but together with Juliette...

Interview with researcher-in-residence Melvin Wevers at

Researcher-in-residence Melvin Wevers will defend his PhD on Friday 15 September 2017 at Utrecht University. His research was funded by the Dutch organisation NWO, who have interviewed him about his...

Registratie DH Clinics geopend

Het is zover: de inschrijvingen voor de Digital Humanities Clinics zijn geopend! Tijdens de DH Clinics leer je wat het doen van onderzoek met computationele methoden inhoudt en wat de...

New blog: Kick-off Workshop for LIBER’s Newest Working Group Digital Humanities

Reblogged from Digital Humanities (DH) is the field of research where the humanities and computer science meet, and scholars work on research using large collections of digital/digitised content and...

KB Lab at DH2017

This week the international Digital Humanities community will gather in Montreal, Canada for the annual Digital Humanities Conference . The KB will be represented by Steven Claeyssens & Martijn Kleppe...

Call Researcher-In-Residence program 2018 online

We are happy to announce that we opened the call for submissions for our researcher-in-residence-program 2018. This program offers a unique chance to early career researchers to work in the...




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



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...



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...



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...

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