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Casey Wood Collections Project

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Posted in Cultural Archives & Curation, Projects

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

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Data Mining with Criminal Intent

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Posted in Cultural Archives & Curation, Projects, Tools Research, Visualization

  London’s Old Bailey was a courthouse that saw at least 197,000 trials between 1674 and 1913. The records of these trials have been preserved digitally in an archive called The Proceedings of Old Bailey, one of the world’s largest

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There are laptops in my archive!

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Posted in Events, Lectures

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

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Miniature Treasures: Digital Chapbooks at McGill

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Posted in Cultural Archives & Curation, Major Projects, Projects

  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.

Manuscripts in the “New Golden Age”

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Posted in Events, Talks, Uncategorized

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.