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Characterizing a Collection: An Analysis of the McGill Library System

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Posted in Cultural Archives & Curation, Methods Research, Projects, Research

  Online library catalogues are not often regarded as sources for historical analysis. While they are designed and used for resource location, their consideration as a primary source document is infrequent.

A Map of Relational Reading: “The Werther Effect”

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Posted in Major Projects, Methods Research, Projects, Research, Visualization

  The term “Werther Effect” has come to symbolise a type of mass psychosis, initially ascribed to the rash of suicides after the publication of Goethe’s The Sorrows of Young Werther in 1774. For Dr. Andrew Piper (McGill) and Dr.

Navigating the Digital Humanities: An Evening with the Experts

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Posted in Events, Methods Research, Past Projects, People, Projects, Research, Talks

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