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Work in Progress – Amy Buckland & Ed Bilodeau – Digitizing Chapbooks

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McGill Librarians Amy Buckland & Ed Bilodeau will discuss the methods and process of digitizing McGill’s large and growing early modern chapbooks. All are welcome

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   If you want to see a manuscript that is housed in Berlin and you are located in Montreal, libraries have a few ways of showing you the pages online. You can scroll through thumbnail images, go page-by-page, or download

BarFinder: Search Music Measure by Measure

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A music score can go through many different versions. First the composer writes it, then the copyist may change it a bit, and then the printer may change it further. Or, the composer might create a slightly different score for

Manuscripts in the “New Golden Age”

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Dr. Roger Easton, of Rochester Institute of Technology, spoke to an audience of over 50 people on Wednesday, 20 February, regarding advancements in digital imaging technology and its impact on the future of manuscript studies.

The Art of Science: The Islamic Scientific Manuscript Initiative

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    Often overlooked after the European Renaissance, the rich world of the rational sciences in Islamic countries is being revealed by the work of Dr. Jamil Ragep and his team at McGill’s Institute of Islamic Studies under the umbrella group