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Workshop summary – Two birds, one stone: Bridging cultural heritage collections with crowds and niches

On Monday the 31st of October the workshop entitled “Two birds, one stone: Bridging cultural heritage collections with crowds and niches”, was held at the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision. The workshop was divided in two sessions: presentations and

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DigiBird prototype

We extended the DigiBird website with new functionality showcasing the DigiBird integration pipeline. The main additions: Annotation wall shows objects of crowdsourcing initiatives to which recently information has been added Species page allows searching through multiple collections at once by

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Two birds, one stone: Bridging cultural heritage collections with crowds and niches

Crowdsourcing is a valuable source of data and metadata in cultural heritage. In this workshop speakers from Naturalis, the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision and the Rijksmuseum will provide their insights on crowdsourcing by discussing the following points: Relevance:

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DigiBird website is online

The website of the DigiBird project has been launched: www.digibird.org! On the website you can read about our goal to do on the fly integration of cultural heritage collections, the people involved and also get the latest updates regarding the progress.

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Querylog-based Assessment of Retrievability Bias in Delpher

On March 17, we were invited by the National Library of the Netherlands to present the results of our study on retrievability bias in the Dutch historic newspaper archive. The research was conducted in collaboration with the WebART project and

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Stitch by Stitch: Annotating Fashion at the Rijksmuseum

Rijksmuseum – Modemuze – COMMIT/ SealincMedia – Wikimedia Nederland Saturday 23rd April 2016 – Cuypers Library, the Rijksmuseum Fashion heritage, collected over centuries, can be found everywhere in museums: costumes, accessories, paintings, prints and photographs. But while some clothes and

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DigiBird kickoff meeting

On the 5th of February 2016 the kickoff meeting for the COMMIT/ valorisation project DigiBird took place. The meeting was hosted by the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (Nederlands Instituut voor Beeld en Geluid). During the meeting, the people

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Impact Analysis of OCR Quality on Research Tasks in Digital Archives

We presented our paper on “Impact Analysis of OCR Quality on Research Tasks in Digital Archives” at this year’s International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries (TPDL2015). We describe how humanities scholars currently use digital archives and the

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Birdwatching Rijksmuseum

Rijksmuseum – Naturalis Biodiversity Center – Wikimedia Nederland & COMMIT SealincMedia present a unique birdwatching event Birds are everywhere. In your own garden, in nature, and also in art. Among the Rijksmuseum’s 1,2 million collection objects are many prints, paintings

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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 information please have

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