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National Archive participates in fotografen.nl

28 January 2010 At the beginning of January the website fotografen.nl was launched. The website was built on the artist database RKD-Artists and should develop into the most extensive database for photographers of the Netherlands.
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Dutch Film Sector joins forces in eye Film Institute Netherlands

28 January 2010 On December 31, 2009, The Filmmuseum, Holland Film, the Netherlands Institute for Film Education (NIF), and the Filmbank pooled their resources to form a new organization. With this merger, the Dutch film world has gained a sector-wide umbrella institute that works to support national cinema culture.
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Library of Zeeland new media pilot

22 January 2010 Within this pilot the library of Zeeland has given audiovisual material a place in the library. Film and video material from the Images for the Future collections and from the collections of local archives have been added to the website www.geschiedeniszeeland.nl.
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Evaluation of video labeling game ‘Waisda?’

19 January 2010 On the 19th of May 2009 the Dutch Institute for Sound and Vision launched ‘Waisda?’ in collaboration with KRO, an innovative annotation game for video. In the form of a challenging game Waisda? asks the player to add keywords (tags) to video material. Its goal is to enhance the searchability of audiovisual archives. Waisda? is based upon the principle that one can speak of a meaningful description when several people individually give the same tag to a video. Waisda? is the world’s first operat (...)
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Mapit 1418 in the top 10 of archives

06 January 2010 As manager of Archieven.blogspot.com amongst others, Eric Hennekam has a clear overview of the latest developments within the field of digital disclosure of archives. He has made a survey of the ten best online archives of the year both for the Netherlands as for abroad.
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Images for the Future at DISH

05 January 2010 On the second day of DISH, the biennial international conference on digital heritage, Images for the Future organized a workshop on business model innovation.