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Work in Progress – Jamil Ragep & Sally Ragep “From Squiggles to Events: Making Manuscripts Confess their Secrets”

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The focus of our presentation is how to handle the various forms of information found in manuscript witnesses. Too often the capturing of important information—perceived by both experts and non-experts as mere squiggles—is overlooked or ignored in database design because

Casey Wood Collections Project

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In its current state, the Casey Wood Collections Project is a blog run by Nick Whitfield (Postdoctoral Fellow, Social Studies of Medicine), Anna Winterbottom (Postdoctoral Fellow with the IOWC), and Anna Dysert (PhD student, Department of History, and liaison librarian

Diva

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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

There are laptops in my archive!

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After attending “Track Changes”, the 2013 McGill Digital Humanities Lecture delivered by Matthew Kirschenbaum of MITH (The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities), I sat down to write my usual event coverage post for the DH Blog. Instead, I

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.