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Last year in the general introduction to the annual report on 2009 I described in detail the major changes that were imminent at the IISH. This time, I am pleased to show that we have moved beyond... [Annual report]
Among major improvements in 1990, the Ministry of Education and Sciences increased funding of the IISG's acquisition budget by 65%. Coming at a timewhen fundamental change in Central and Eastern... [Annual report]
In 2009 plans for several major innovations and changes were elaborated at the IISH, based on a problem analysis performed largely in 2008. Implementation is scheduled to begin in many areas at once... [Annual report]
2008 has been a year in which bottlenecks were identified and several strategic decisions reached. Clearly, these strategic decisions did not achieve an impact during the year under review, but their... [Annual report]
In late 2006 we started drafting a new Strategy Memorandum 2007-2010, formulating a chief objective for each of the three main operations at the Institute (collecting, research, academic services).... [Annual report]
At the start of the year under review the administration of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) formulated its position regarding the 2003 evaluation of the IISH. The most... [Annual report]
n an external peer review, the IISH was evaluated as 'very good' and its research as 'very good to excellent'. A more extensive merger with the Netherlands Economic History Archive was approved. The... [Annual report]
In 2003 the Institute was forced to reduce spending after years of declining basic revenues, and we had to let several valued colleagues go. At the same time, third-party funding enabled us to start... [Annual report]
In 2002 the Institute probably had the most paradoxic financial year in its history: while we raised more incidental grants than ever before and increased our total turnover by 28 percent to ca. € 7.... [Annual report]
For the Institute, 2001 was in many respects a fruitful and successful year. Our collection development policy, with its increased attention to countries outside Western Europe, is clearly gathering... [Annual report]

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