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Pinkpop archives searchable

22 January 2010 In May 2009 the annual Pinkpop festival celebrated its 40th edition. This anniversary year dwelled elaborately on the history of Pinkpop on location, on the web as well as on television. Images for the Future and the national research project MultimediaN have joined forces for the launch of an experimental video search engine on www.hollandsglorieoppinkpop.nl surrounding 40 years of Pinkpop.
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Heritage in the library through audiovisual media

22 January 2010 On December 16 2009 the Netherlands Public Library Association (VOB) organized the symposium ‘Heritage in the library through audiovisual media’ for the library sector and other interested parties from the world of heritage.
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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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First selection Open Images available

19 November 2009 The entire first selection of material for Open Images has been placed online. The 469 items that can now be found on Open Images mainly stem from the Polygon Dutch News collection and a few from the Netherlands Government Information Service collection.