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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...

CLARIAH Fellowship Call for Proposals

CLARIAH opens a fellowship call for Research Fellowships and Teaching Fellowships.

New website for the Web Curator Tool

The software the KB uses and develops for webarchiving purposes, the Web Curator Tool (WCT), has a new website:

AI research projects granted for culture

The KB has been successful in receiving the awards for two research projects around AI technology. Both projects aim to develop new techniques based on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and also...

Call KB Researcher-in-Residence 2021 (Call closed)

Are you an early career data sc ientist, social scientist, computer scientist, humanities scholar, or more simply put, a researcher working with or interested in our digital collecti ons, such...

KB Research's earlier blog posts

Before the launch of the KB Lab, the Research department of the KB operated a Wordpress site. This site has since been archived, but all posts are still available online...


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Past events



An update on assessing the impact of OCR quality in KB collections

This session will give an update on ongoing work aimed at assessing the impact of varying OCR quality in KB collections, focusing on Dutch texts.



Examining a multi-layered approach for classification of OCR quality without Ground Truth

Examining a multi-layered approach for classification of OCR quality without Ground Truth With more and more heritage collections digitally available, the use of computer driven research tasks is increasing. However, there is a pitfall: the Optical Character Recognition (OCR) quality...



Researcher-in-residence consultation slot

If you are interested in applying to the KB Researcher-in-residence programme for 2021 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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