Team Clariah, consisting of Marieke van Erp (VU) and Richard Zijdeman (International Institute of Sociel History ) participated in the National Library's HackaLOD on 11-12 November. Along with seven other teams they faced the challenge of building a (prototype) application that provides information about inhabitants and users of buildings in the Netherlands. This had to be done on the basis of textual sources of the KB and Digital Heritage Netherlands.
The reason for this "Hackathon" was finding a solution that eases investigations in archives and libraries. More and more material is available digitally indedd, but databases and systems are often not yet linked.
The participants were give 24 hours ...
Read the full blog post of the TEAM CLARIAH at clariah.nl
CLARIAH, Common Lab Research Infrastructure for the Arts and Humanities, is a research infrastructure which makes digital applications and data accessibible for researchers in the field of Humanities and Social Sciences, in a sustainable and user-friendly manner so that innovative humanities research is made possible.
The International Institute of Social History one of the partners of CLARIAH.