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Lecture Series: Dries Moreels

September 3, 2018 @ 4:00 pm5:00 pm

Dries Moreels is engaged with Ghent University Library since 2013, coordinating the library’s innovation and development efforts. Before, he was information manager at BAM Institute for the Visual Arts and responsible for collection development at the Flemish Theater Institute, both organisations now merged to Flemish Arts Institute. He was in charge of work packages in the academic research projects Archipel and BOM-Vlaanderen funded by IWT, where collaboration and exchange models for digital archives where studied closely, building demonstrators. He collaborated on very diverse books and journals on the crossroads of information science, cultural studies and arts policy and management.

Exploring IIIF for Digital Humanities

In this lecture, the basics of IIIF – International Image Interoperability Framework – are presented through the lens of its key benefits for research in Digital Humanities. As an open data API, IIIF allows for clear and well documented research data management practices, for projects ranging from teaching over scholarly annotation or editing up to data mining.

This lecture is organized in conjunction with the UAntwerp’s Summer School on “Digital Humanities: Processing and Analysing Images.” Registration for the summer school itself has closed, but attending the speaker’s keynote lecture is free and open to all. Please register by sending an email to platformdh@uantwerpen.be.


September 3, 2018
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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Kleine Kauwenberg 14
Antwerpen, 2000 Belgium
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