A Life History of A Collection.
Zeldenrust, Douwe (2019). A life history of a collection, network analysis and the collections of the Meertens Instituut. Paper presented at the Researcher meets Curator Conference of the Dutch Foundation for Academic Heritage (SAE). Maastricht, The Netherlands.
Most biographies concentrate on one person, but what if the subject is not a person, but an object, created by hundreds or maybe thousands of individuals during its lifetime? This paper is about the life history of the collections of the Meertens Instituut. It focuses on extracting, processing and visualizing collection information and it reflects on the theory of Charles Jeurgens about the creation of archival networks.
The Creation, Curation and Dissemination of digital humanities resources.
Zeldenrust, Douwe (2016). The creation, curation and dissemination of digital humanities resources: The Dutch Dialect Database. Paper presented at the European Social Science History Conference 2016. Valencia, Spain.
This paper is about the creation, curation and dissemination of humanities digital resources. It focuses focuses on handling digital data and on connecting the data with European research infrastructures. A use case will be presented: the Dutch Dialect Database (NDB) of the Meertens Instituut (Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences).
The speaking map of the Netherlands.
Zeldenrust, Douwe & Oostendorp, Marc van (2013). Combining tailor made research solutions with big infrastructures: the speaking map of the Netherlands. Paper presented at the Digital Humanities 2013 conference. Lincoln, Nebraska, United States of America.
This paper will focus on the possibility of creating tailor made solutions for researchers or Virtual Research Environments (VREs), while at the same time connecting, using and contributing to the big infrastructures. To make this tangible a use case will be presented: ‘The speaking map of the Netherlands’.
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