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References & Partnerships

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B.Licinio, Familienbild

Licinio, Bernardino
um 1489 - vor 1565,
Kopie nach verlorenem Original(?).
'Familienbild', undat.
Oel auf Leinwand, 100 x 124 cm.
Inv.Nr. 802
Venedig, Galleria dell'Accademia.

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B.Licinio / Family Portr./ Paint./ C16

Licinio, Bernardino
c.1489 - before 1565.
Copy of lost original(?).
'Family portrait', undat.
Oil on canvas, 100 x 124cm.
Inv.no. 802
Venice, Galleria dell'Accademia.

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B. Licinio / Portrait de famille

Licinio, Bernardino , v. 1489 - av.
1565.
Copie d'ap. original perdu.
- 'Portrait de famille'. -
Huile sur toile.
H. 1,00 , L. 1,24.
Inv.Nr. 802
Venise, Galleria dell'Accademia.

Prof. Chauvard, University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, France

Migration & marriage in Venice of the 16th/17th century: Transcribing investigations (Processetti) conducted by the episcopal authority of Venice on brides & grooms of foreign origine, the projects makes use of Geovistory in order to annotate, systematically extract, manage and visualize information.

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Partnership with "Laboratoire de Recherche Historique Rhône-Alpes", France

FAIR Data Promotion: In close collaboration with the Digital History research team of the LARHRA (joint research unit of the CNRS and the Universities of Lyon & Grenoble), Kleiolab pursues the ambition of promoting FAIR research data production.​

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Prof. Opitz, University of Basel, Switzerland

Aging from a Female Perspective: The Diaries of Anna Maria Preiswerk-Iselin (1758-1840) as a source for insights on the perception and coping with old age, illness, pain, and death. Geovistory is used to annotate the diary transcriptions and publish them as a digital edition.

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Dr. Petram, Huygens Institute for the History of the Netherlands

Maritime History (pilot): Geovistory was used to integrate and structure various data collections related to the history of the Dutch East India Company. It allowed to quickly and easily create insightful visualizations. The semantic data produced with Geovistory is ready to be published.

The ideal support for historical research!

Team work made easy

Geovistory is a collaborative research environment, allowing you to pursue your research project with your colleagues or individually.

Take advantage of pre-configured profiles

Geovistory allows you to start right-away with your research thanks to the pre-configured profiles containing the most relevant entity classes. Profiles can be extended according to the needs of your research question.

Build on existing knowledge

Thanks to its data repository overarching all projects, Geovistory allows you to draw on data and information curated by previous research while you keep complete control over your own project.

An intuitive working environment covering all steps of your research process!

Geovistory reproduces the complete research process in digital form.

1. Register & import sources

Compile your library with historical sources and transcriptions. Import pre-existing data collections.

2. Annotate sources & manage data

Annotate and link your sources with structured data. Manage structured data around your research topic and build your own information system.

3. Analyse, export & write

Analyse your data, generate (geographic) visualisations, export data as needed and write your stories.

4. Publish & present findings

Publish your stories and present your findings and your project specific information system to the public. (feature not yet available in BETA)

FAIR principles put into practice!

Our Data Model is based on longstanding experience – it is the key to Geovistory implementing the FAIR principles.

Our data model corresponds to the growing demand in research and new funding requirments to produce open, interoperable and reusable research data.  

FAIR data

Data produced in Geovistory are semantically clear, interoperable and comply with FAIR principles thanks to the underlying ontology CIDOC-CRM and the connection to the ontology management platform OntoMe.

Open data

Geovistory contributes to creating an open pool of well curated research data about historical realities. Structured data generated in Geovistory are published under the CC-BY-SA 4.0 licence and can be reused under the same licence.

Event-centered data

Thanks to our event-centrered data model building on CIDOC-CRM, events and phenomena can be easily captured and entities changing over time are adequatly represented.

Our services

We combine knowledge and methodology from historical research and software engineering

Consultancy

To make your research data easily reusable in accordance with the FAIR principles, we design together with you the data model on which your research questions are based.

Data modelling & curation

We model the information in your existing data sets according to the CIDOC-CRM onthology and merge them so that a uniform and information-rich data set is created, which - if desired - can be managed and analysed in Geovistory.

Software engineering on demand

We extend Geovistory with features such as analysis tools or export formats to meet the research requirements of your project.

Training courses

We conduct training courses for you and your research team on all aspects of working with onthology-based virtual research platforms such as Geovistory.

Blog

Here we publish news out of KleioLab's kitchen.

Introductory video to Geovistory

Introductory video to Geovistory This video introduces you to working with Geovistory presenting the workflow on an exemplary project. The example project is about the Dutch East India Company. https://vimeo.com/480743795

Geovistory in a nutshell

Geovistory in a nutshell. Have a look at our new video presenting Geovistory’s main functionalities! https://vimeo.com/524708490 Video updated in March 2021.

Geovistory BETA ist online!

Unsere BETA-Version ist online! Testen Sie Geovistory BETA und teilen Sie uns mit, was Ihnen gefällt, was Sie stört und welche Funktionalitäten noch fehlen. Wir freuen uns über jede Rückmeldung!

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