The McGill Library is pleased to present an innovative exhibit on the work of Robert Reid, including over 20 book designs and a selection from more than 250 pieces of job printing viewable on a Touch Table. It features more than 50 samples of new graphic designs from Reid’s current work as Digital Experimental Typographer.
The latest Marvin Duchow Music Library exhibit explores the history of recorded sound through its rare collection of 20th century recordings and related ephemera. Cylinder, shellac, and vinyl records with varying disc and groove sizes, speeds, composition materials, colours and uses offer insight into the evolution of the medium.
2017 marks the 150th anniversary of Canadian confederation, when the British North America Act of 1867 created the Dominion of Canada by unifying the colonies of Province of Canada (Upper and Lower Canada that will later become Ontario and Quebec), Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick.