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Check Your French Grammar Online with BonPatron

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  BonPatron, the popular online French grammar and spell-checking tool, is the creation of McGill’s Dr. Stéfan Sinclair (Associate Professor of Digital Humanities), and Dr. Terry Nadasdi (University of Alberta). BonPatron is designed as a teaching aid for those looking

Costuming in the Digital Age

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  Upon begin asked, Catherine Bradley, McGill’s Resident Costume Designer and Wardrobe Manager, noted that the beginning of her project was rooted in the practical challenges facing modern costume design.

Engaging Environmental Communities: The Participatory Geoweb

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   How do you encourage and inspire community participation in geographic dialogues? The emergent ideas of the Geospatial Web and its potential uses form the basis of enquiry for The Participatory Geoweb; an umbrella project begun in 2008 with funding

Listening Across Time: The Virtual Haydn

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When musicologist and concert pianist Dr. Tom Beghin approached renowned producer Martha de Francisco about recording the complete solo keyboard works of the 18th-century composer Joseph Haydn, he had originally intended to play each piece from the repertoire on a

Navigating the Digital Humanities: An Evening with the Experts

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Presented on 8 November 2012 by the  ABQLA (Association des bibliothécaires du Québec/Québec Library Association) College and Research Libraries division and the Digital Humanities at McGill, the “evening with the experts” was held at McGill’s Islamic Studies library and featured