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News

Call for proposals KB Researcher-in-residence 2019

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ),...

2

Oct

Collections as Data: Digital Scholarship in the Arts and Humanities: An International DARIAH Exchange

Curator of Digital Collections Kees Teszelszky will be presenting on the KB Web Archive at the Collections as Data: Digital Scholarship in the Arts and Humanities: An International DARIAH Exchange event at the Library of Congress in Washington.

11

Oct

Studiedag 'Het web gearchiveerd'

Is uw organisatie bezig met webarchivering, of wilt u er in de toekomst mee aan de slag? En wilt u weten hoe webarchieven gebruikt kunnen worden? Reserveer dan donderdag 11 oktober in uw agenda voor de studiedag ‘Het web gearchiveerd?’...

15

Nov

IIPC Web Archiving Conference

Curator of Digital Collections Kees Teszelszky will be presenting on the KB Web Archive and our special collection of post-truth websites at the IIPC Web Archiving conference. Please find his abstract here.

13

Dec

KNVI-congres

Martijn Kleppe, Steven Claeyssens en Lotte Wilms zullen tijdens het KNVI-congres een sessie organiseren met het thema ‘Smart collecties in de digital humanities’. Meer informatie volgt.

21

Jan

ICT with Industry workshop on automated metadata

(Semi-) Automatic Cataloguing of Textual Cultural Heritage Objects Juliette Lonij 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 a number...

Past events

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...

25

Jul

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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