CLARIAH, a consortium of Humanities research institutes, is to receive a grant of 12 million euros from The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). The grant will fund the development of a digital infrastructure that combines diverse data sets and software tools from various humanities’ disciplines, and to provide user-friendly tools to search through these data sets and make them searchable. Read the short article by Arwin van der Zwan.
Norge var godt representert på LREC 2014 i Reykjavik med 23 deltagere.
A report commissioned by the Research Council of Norway finds that most researchers are willing to share their research data, but obstacles remain and incentives are needed.
A call for papers is out for the 2014 CLARIN conference which will be held in The Netherlands from October 24 to 25, 2014.
A CLARINO Metadata Workshop will be held at Trondheim on March 27, 2014.
The CLARIN-NL project in The Netherlands has published a ‘404’ page bringing together links to all its project results so far.
The CLARINO coordinator and the CLARIN ERIC director have signed an agreement describing the observer role of the Norwegian consortium in the CLARIN ERIC.
Watch this video produced by the Data Archiving and Networked Services (DANS) of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW).
The LINDAT center in the Czech Republic, implemented with DSpace, has become an exemplary CLARIN center. It is now serving as example for the CLARINO center at the University Library at Bergen. Supported by a CLARIN mobility action, Jozef Misutka has traveled from Prague to Bergen from August 19 to 23, 2013 and assisted Øyvind Gjesdal in implementing a DSpace repository with extensions to achieve compatibility with CLARIN and META-SHARE. A few issues remain, but it is expected that the CLARINO center at Bergen will become operative in September 2013.