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Ideals and Norms in Scholarship – initial thoughts
This past week I was asked to attend an offsite meeting of a local research group where they were discussing ethics.  They asked me to present a topic around ethics within science and scholarship. This gave [Read More...]
LODLAM challenge video entry for Dutch Ships and Sailors
For the LODLAM challenge, I submitted this entry on Dutch Ships and Sailors, which now includes a more user-friendly interface. You can watch me explain the project and the demonstrate the new interface in this [Read More...]
Workshop on Tool Criticism in the Digital Humanities
Together with the eHumanities group of KNAW and the Amsterdam Data Science Center, we organize a workshop on Tool Criticism in the Digital Humanities. The workshop will take place in Amsterdam on May 22, 2015. For more [Read More...]
CrowdSourcing
On April 1 the INVENiT² team hosted a meeting for the Foundation Friends of the VU University Library. The topic of this meeting was how CrowdSourcing could help scholarly research concerning the history of emotions [Read More...]
Curator of the Future
One of the perks of being a research placement at the British museum is the possibility to go to events you normally wouldn’t have the chance to participate in. Today I went to the Curator [Read More...]
BiographyNet video presentation
We have created a video presentation that provides an overview of the BiographyNet project so far. The video is available on YouTube, and can be found here. Source: BiographyNetBiographyNet [Read More...]
Historical Newspapers as “Big Data”
On Tuesday, March 24, 2015, the National Library of The Netherlands organized a symposium on the use of digitized newspapers in the Digital Humanities. The goal of the symposium was to engage information specialists and [Read More...]
Research visit to the British Museum in London
During the last week of March, Cristina-Iulia Bucur and Leon Wessels, the academy assistants working for INVENiT², visited London. Cristina and Leon joined Chris Dijkshoorn  for a short research visit in the British Museum, where [Read More...]
Research visit at the British Museum in London
During the last week of March, Cristina-Iulia Bucur and Leon Wessels, the academy assistants working for INVENiT², visited London. Cristina and Leon joined Chris Dijkshoorn, one of the project supervisors, for a short research visit [Read More...]
UBVU bibles involved in CrowdSourcing project of INVENiT²
At the present time, the INVENiT² team is focussing on annotating emotions to eighteenth-century picture bibles that have been digitised by the VU University Library (UBVU). The UBVU possesses one of the biggest collections of [Read More...]

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