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AVA_Net launches new knowledge platform

AVA_Net launches new knowledge platform

AVA_Net is the network organization for audiovisual collection holders in the Netherlands. The network strengthens the position of the audiovisual heritage and offers a (knowledge) platform. This June AVA_Net launched a new AV library.

Enabling Technologies Hotels 5th call

Enabling Technologies Hotels 5th call

ZonMw and NWO have made funds available for the 5th call for projects within the ZonMw programme Enabling Technologies Hotels. The goal of this call is to stimulate active collaboration between researchers with and without access to high-end technologies.

Blog sustainable data integration Yad Vashem’s database in EHRI portal

Blog sustainable data integration Yad Vashem’s database in EHRI portal

After six months of preparation, the sustainable metadata integration into the EHRI portal was successfully completed. The current integration of the collection descriptions from Yad Vashem’s archive added new and updated descriptions to the EHRI portal using ResourceSync technology and a tool for this created by DANS. The blog describes their journey to a sustainable infrastructure for publishing collection descriptions.

The Best Digital Humanities Idea of the Netherlands

On the 17th of June, the last day of the seminar Digital Humanities & Archives, 17 participants joined in on “The Best Digital Humanities Idea of the Netherlands”. Jerry de Vries, information specialist at DANS, participated and became the runner-up at the event which was held at the International Institute of Social History (IISG) in Amsterdam.

iSchool students visit DANS

iSchool students visit DANS

On Thursday, July 18, 2019 DANS welcomes a group of about 30 students from the University of Washington, Seattle at DANS. The students take part of a programme called “Dutch Designs: Innovation in Library, Museum and Information Services in the Netherlands.”

FAIRsFAIR launches Open Call for Data Repositories

FAIRsFAIR launches Open Call for Data Repositories

FAIRsFAIR launches an Open Call for Data Repositories. The Open Call focuses on two initiatives: support for data repositories towards achieving CoreTrustSeal certification and Support for the “FAIRification” of repositories.

New MOOC: Delivering Research Data Management Services

In collaboration with the Digital Curation Centre and the University of Edinburgh, Research Data Netherlands developed an Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Delivering Research Data Management Services (DRDMS). The course is open for enrolment, starting officially on the 2nd of September 2019.

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