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Accessible e-books and audiobooks
We asked specialists to convert several public domain publications into accessible versions.
Ot & Sien dataset
Data for the development of the automatic visual object recognition tools in children’s books.
Historical newspapers OCR ground-truth
A dataset consisting of 2000 pages historical newspaper groundtruth, OCR and images.
Entangled Histories: Ordinances of the Low Countries
This special collection is made up of 108 books of ordinances published in the Early Modern Era.
The CHRONIC dataset consists of metadata for 313K classified newspaper images using computer vision.
The SIAMESET dataset consists of images and metadata of advertisements from two Dutch newspapers.
Newspaper ngram collection
This dataset contains yearly counts for word ngrams from the KB newspaper collection.
The KBK-1M Dataset is a collection of 1,603,396 images and accompanying captions from 1922 – 1994
Europeana Newspapers NER
Data set for evaluation and training of NER software in Dutch, French, Austrian and German.
Ground-truth IMPACT project
Collection of 99,95% correct OCR of books, newspapers, parliamentary papers and radio bulletins.
This collection consists of a small selection of our digitised publications from the years 1870-1871.