Yearly Archives: 2013

Els Kloek on longlist Libris History Price

Els Kloek from Huygens ING (Institute for Dutch History) made the Libris longlist of ten titles on history published in the year 2012/2013 with her 1001 vrouwen. This book is the publication in book form of her Digital Women’s Lexicon,

Posted in BiographyNet, Projects

Agora @Web Science 2013: Presentation Slides

Here you can see the slides of our presentation “From Information Delivery to Interpretation Support: Evaluating Cultural Heritage Access on the Web” at WebSci13. From Information Delivery to Information Support Source:

Posted in Agora, Projects

Slides Webscience

The slides of our presentation “From Information Delivery to Interpretation Support: Evaluating Cultural Heritage Access on the Web” at Websci13 can be found here. Source:

Posted in Agora, Projects

Verrijkt Koninkrijk at the Soeterbeeck E-humanities workshop

Last week, I presented our work on the Verrijkt Koninkrijk project at the E-humanities workshop in the Soeterbeeck monastery which was organised by the university of Nijmegen and the e-humanities group of KNAW. It was a very pleasant get-together with

Posted in Staff Blogs, Victor de Boer

VOICES video

As the VOICES project is ending, we wanted to wrap up our results in the form of a nice video. The result shows the three systems (RadioMarche, Foroba Blon and Tabale) that have been deployed and tested in Mali, Africa.

Posted in Staff Blogs, Victor de Boer

Altmetrics Webinar for Journal Editors

I was invited by to do a webinar for Elsevier Journal Editors on Altmetrics this past Tuesday. You can find the complete recording here.  260 people attended live. The best part probably was the Q/A session starting 33 minutes in. Broadly,

Posted in Paul Groth, Staff Blogs

Golden Demo Hackathon I

This june 10 and 11, the Data2Semantics team locked itself in a room in the Amsterdam Public Library to build a first version of the Data2Semantics Golden Demo: a pipeline for publishing enriched data (‘semantics’) directly from Dropbox to Figshare,

Posted in Data2Semantics, Projects

Trip Report: ESWC 2013

I think since I’ve moved to Europe I’ve been attending ESWC (Extended/European Semantic Web Conference) and I always get something out of the event. There are plenty of familiar faces but also quite a few new people and it’s a great environment

Posted in Paul Groth, Staff Blogs

Web Science 2013 (and a bit of CHI)

Last week, coming back from Mali, I extended my stopover in Paris for a week to visit the Web Science 2013 conference, which was colocated with CHI 2013. It was my first time visiting the WebSci conference and I want

Posted in Staff Blogs, Victor de Boer

Trip Report: CHI 2013 & WebSci 2013

Last week, I attended ACM CHI 2013 and Web Science 2013 in Paris. I had a great time and wanted to give a recap of both conferences, which were collocated. CHI This was my first time at CHI – the main computer-human

Posted in Paul Groth, Staff Blogs