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INVENiT² project presentation for the “Digital Humanities” course

On Tuesday, the 11th of April 2017, Cristina-Iulia Bucur, one of the previous academy assistants for INVENiT² gave a presentation about the project during the “Digital Humanities” course at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. The presentation was titled “INVENiT II –

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INVENiT² team presents at Rijksmuseum Amsterdam

On Friday the 26th of June, the INVENiT² team held a presentation at the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam. The Rijksmuseum possesses a world renowned collection of art. Many scholars use the collection for their research. Cristina and Leon showed how the use

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SIKS Course – Advances in Information Retrieval

On the 18th and 19th of June Cristina attended a course titled “Advances in Information Retrieval” organized by the Netherlands Research School for Information and Knowledge Systems (SIKS) in Vught, The Netherlands. During the first day of the course, Theo

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INVENiT² team inspired by workshops

During the last two months, members of the INVENiT team participated in workshops that were inspiring for the work of the project. The workshops attended dealt with knowledge organization systems in general and with one in particular, an Early Modern

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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 and picture bibles. Below this

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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 Chris is involved in the

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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 in the British Museum, where

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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 Dutch protestant bibles. Among the

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First Expert Meeting of INVENiT²

Monday the 16th of February the INVENiT team held an expert meeting in the Intertain lab of VU University Amsterdam. We are very happy several experts in the field of religious history, art history, linguistics, and library and information science

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Kick-off INVENiT²

INVENiT², the follow-up of INVENiT¹, has officially started. The goal of INVENiT is to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the search functionality provided in various cultural heritage collections online. By creating improvements we enable more thorough analysis of online

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