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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

Thoughtful History: The Post-Classical Islamic Philosophy Database Initiative

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  Though rich in sources, the post-classical period of Islamic philosophical thought (1100-1900CE) has largely been overlooked by Western Scholars.

Miniature Treasures: Digital Chapbooks at McGill

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  At the beginning of our interview, Sharon Rankin of McGill Rare Books and Special Collections (RBSC), pulled a tiny, illustrated book from an archival envelope.