2025 rare books for Louvain 2025

In 2025, it will be 600 years since a university was founded in Leuven, the forerunner of today’s KU Leuven. In anticipation to these festivities, KU Leuven Libraries, in collaboration with UCLouvain, is putting its academic collection in the spotlight. Thanks to the efforts of the past months and years, images of 2025 rare books published by Leuven professors have now been uploaded to the Lovaniensia platform. However, this enormous growth – in May 2020, about 400 works were available…

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Job Vacancy: Innovation Manager on Digital Transformation and Curation in Galleries, Libraries, Archives, and Museums (GLAM)

The multidisciplinary team DigitGLAM, which offers consultancy services and expertise to Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums (GLAM) and their networks in the fields of digital curation, digital transformation and the use of digital technologies for user engagement, has a job vacancy for an innovation manager. This position is an exciting and challenging job focused on continuous innovation and development in a transdisciplinary and international context. This is a permanent position as innovation manager of the Industrial Research Fund (IOF) at…

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KBR Digital Heritage Seminar Series: Image Processing

This spring, the Royal Library of Belgium (KBR) together with ULB, Ugent, VUB, and UCL will continue their Digital Heritage Seminar series. This spring edition will focus on image processing, hosting three speakers who share their experience with digitization and extracting data from digitized cultural heritage collections.    The following provides a brief overview of the dates and topics. Please visit the links to read more and to register for the events:  Tuesday 22 February, 14:00-15:30 Speaker: Thomas Smits, University…

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Event: Getting started with Linked Open Data

What: An online study day about getting started with linked open data for cultural heritage. By: KBR (the Royal Library of Belgium) When: September 17, 2021 Open to: Anyone, free admission Details: Want to get started with Linked Open Data for cultural heritage? Find out how to open up your collections or share your research. This online study day will help you start making the transition from siloed databases to Linked Open Data. The morning presentations will highlight numerous benefits and potential uses of Linked…

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