Kees Ribbens

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Digital history is a branch of digital humanities concerned using ICT to improve study of history. Linked Data provides a way of effective enriched digital access to scientific texts about history (historiographies). In this paper, we present a method for connecting a historiographical text to the Linked Data cloud. We present the method and tools that we(More)
The ever growing number of textual historical collections calls for methods that can meaningfully connect and explore these. Different collections offer different perspectives, expressing views at the time of writing or even a subjective view of the author. We propose to connect heterogeneous digital collections through temporal references found in(More)
Political (editorial) cartoons often capture the Zeitgeist of society and convey a message. Increasingly, historians study them to understand commentaries of past events or personalities. Visual culture as an academic subject could be greatly enhanced if this information can be digitally archived. We employ crowdsourcing to obtain valuable metadata by(More)
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