Onze digitale collectie met websites van de oude internetprovider XS4ALL wordt documentair Unesco-werelderfgoed. Bijzonder, want het is de eerste webcollectie van de wereld die deze status krijgt.
Digital preservation is about keeping our digital collection accessible in the long term. Read more about this expertise of the KB.
The e-Depot of the KB, the national library of the Netherlands, has been awarded the CoreTrustSeal for Trustworthy Data Repositories.
The KB, the National Library of the Netherlands, has signed a multiyear contract with library software maker Ex Libris for the use of their digital archiving system Rosetta.
Making chic women's fashion yourself was very common in the 2nd half of the 19th century. This is evident from one of the most popular fashion magazines: De Bazar. In this 'magazine for beautiful needlework' you can see influences from the international fashion world. Mainly the French.
Signature: KW TM 0205
Aardige sprookjes (Pretty fairy tales) is a fairy tale book with 24 'joyful fables with beautiful pictures'. Think, for example, of Little Red Riding Hood, Snow White, The Booted Cat and The Snow Queen. In Aardige sprookjes you will also find folk tales, such as The Great Sausage and The Elephant and the Tailor. This picture book was published by Adolf Engel in Berlin. It dates from 1880-1889.
Signature: KW Ki 5105
Viervoudig schouwspel van wonderen (Fourfold spectacle of miracles) is a book by Jan van Call. It contains drawings of cities and landscapes. Van Call makes these drawings around 1700. He then travels along the Rhine, from Schafhaussen to Amsterdam. The drawings are printed in colour. It is one of the earliest experiments with printing in multiple colors.
Signature: KW 2211 B 24