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We are happy to announce that Finland has joined CLARIN ERIC on 1 November 2015, becoming its 17th full member.

 
 
As announced at the latest centre committee meeting, the deadline to participate in the 6th assessment round is 19 November. Please note that the B-centre checklist has been slightly revised (some URLs were updated). If you have not started yet, please use the latest version of the checklist.
 
 

On September 24, 2015, the Czech National Consortium LINDAT/CLARIN organized a one-day Digital Humanities Workshop in Prague.

 
 
Maarten van Gompel

The 2015 CLARIN Young Scientist Award has been awarded to Maarten van Gompel of the Radboud University Nijmegen for his groundbreaking work on FoLiA and CLAM. The award ceremony took place at the annual CLARIN Conference, held this year in Wrocław, Poland.

 
 
We are happy to announce that Italy has joined CLARIN ERIC on 1 October 2015, becoming its 16th full member.
 
 
Photo: Eric Brinkhorst
As of 1 September 2015, Prof. dr. Franciska de Jong has taken up her post of Executive Director of CLARIN ERIC.
 
 
Norway joined the CLARIN ERIC on 1 Oct 2015, bringing the total number of full members up to fifteen.
 
 
The VLO facted browser, now at its new host vlo.clarin.eu, has been upgraded to version 3.3. The major addition to this version is the support for advanced querying.
 
 
CLARIN ERIC has received two years funding from the EC for a stronger central technical hub, an improved website and for bringing in new countries and user communities. The kick-off meeting on 9th September brought most key participants together.