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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.

Working with Manuscripts at McGill

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DH McGill convened an exploratory working group on 7 February 2013 to open discussion between faculty, library staff and students involved in digitization and manuscript culture initiatives around campus.

ELVIS: Digging into data at McGill

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Posted in Audio / Visual, Cultural Archives & Curation, Major Projects, Projects, Texts & Languages

    Winner of a 2012 “Digging Into Data Challenge” grant, the Electronic Locator of Vertical Interval Successions project at McGill’s Schulich School of Music has only been active since January 2012, yet it has already made waves in the musical

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Mapping Canadian Cinematographic Territories: Sébastien Caquard

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In a lecture jointly sponsored by the Digital Humanities, IPLAI and the Geography Department’s “Geospectives” series; Dr.  Sébastien Caquard of Concordia University presented his current SSHRC funded project “Mapping Canadian Cinematographic Territories” on 2 November, 2012. Dr. Caquard’s work considers

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