New Chair of the Impact Centre of Competence Board

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loinlgoThe Instituut voor Nederlandse Lexicologie (INL) has become the new Chair-elect of the Impact Centre of Competence Board through its Director, Martin Everaert. Thus, INL takes over from Koninklijke Bibliotheek after 3 successful years.

The INL is a research institute financially supported by the governments of the Netherlands and (Flemish) Belgium. Its mission is to document the vocabulary and grammar of present-day and historical Dutch by creating, maintaining and improving dictionaries, corpora, computational lexica, and thesauri. The Language Database Department major research project is the Integrated Language Database of the Dutch Language from the 6th{21st century. The INL has participated in the EC funded projects PAROLE, SIMPLE, TELRI, ENABLER, ELAN, IMPACT, SUCCEED, Transcriptorium. The INL is a member of the clarin common languages resource  infrastructure network. Through the HLT-Agency, INL has ample experience in acquisition, management, and maintenance of linguistic resources and tools, and making these available supported by a service desk.

In the following months, the Impact Centre of Competence will launch a MOOC on digitisation and digital preservation jointly with Open Preservation Foundation (OPF), will expand its activity in Latin America and will organise a general members meeting and the second edition of the International Conference DATeCH. If you want to receive all the news about these events in your email, subscribe to our newsletter at