Dutch-language webinar on transcription and OCR tool Transkribus on May 31

Are you a Dutch speaker who needs to transcribe old or new hand-written materials, or do optical character recognition (OCR) on print materials? Check out this upcoming webinar on Transkribus in Dutch, taking place on May 31, 2022, at 16h CEST: Dit webinar van Dr. Annemieke Romein geeft een overzicht van de basis van Transkribus in het Nederlands. U leert hoe u documenten upload naar Transkribus, de lay-out analyse uitvoert, handmatige transcripties doet om trainingsdata te genereren, hoe u de…

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Event: The Diamond Open Access Model: What impact on research? (webinar)

On March 28th (2pm, CEST) the Academia Europaea Cardiff, KU Leuven Libraries and the Young Academy of Europe jointly organize a webinar about “The Diamond Open Access Model: what impact on research?”. The webinar is free and open to all, the registration form can be found here. During this one-hour webinar, an expert panel will explain and discuss the latest developments in Open Access publishing and what it means for researchers, research-intensive institutions, learned societies, libraries and other publishers. There…

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Event: Old Books and New Technologies: Medieval Books and the Digital Humanities in the Low Countries

On 6 and 7 May 2021, the Royal Library of Belgium (KBR) – together with several institutions including KU Leuven – will hold an international webinar on Old Books and New Technologies: Medieval Books and the Digital Humanities in the Low Countries. It will bring together researchers from libraries, archives, and museums, and university faculties with an interest in how the medieval book is contextualized by new technologies, with particular emphasis placed on the intersection of the medieval book and Digital…

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Event: Introduction to Tropy: a Digital Tool for Organizing Archival Research Photos • European University Institute

Looking for a simple but powerful tool to organize images for your research? Tropy is a free and open source program that is very much worth considering. You can attend a free webinar on Tropy on February 24: This webinar will offer an introduction to Tropy, a free desktop software that allows you to organize and describe photos of archival research material. Directed toward historians, social science researchers, and students, the session will cover the basics of getting started in Tropy, recording…

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