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McGill Library & Information Studies Student Association
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AMIA Symposium 2019

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 19:28
On February 18, 2019, the McGill student chapter of the Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) held their annual symposium. This year the symposium featured four student presentations, three presentations from current professionals, and a Q&A with a panel of professionals. The Student Presentations First Paige Stewart, MISt II, presented on the ongoing digitization project for […]
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The Subtle Art of Postcards: A Newberry Crowdsourcing Project

Tue, 02/26/2019 - 09:23
By Nina Patterson Postcard from Art in Miniature, The Newberry Library For the past five weeks or so I have been looking at postcards. Fields, Mountains, Roads, Rest Stops, Motels, Chickens having breakfast in bed (see above): images that one might see winding along Route 66. Each postcard provides a glimpse into a nostalgic past. This […]
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Records in Ruins: Preservation and Conservation of Archaeological Heritage

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 10:35
By Gabryelle Iaconetti On November 26, 2018, I had the pleasure of attending a conference at Pointe-à-Callière Museum in old Montreal entitled “La conservation du patrimoine culturel: Archeologie et monuments anciens”, translating to “The conservation of cultural heritage: Archaeology and ancient monuments.” This conference was organized in honour of 2018’s European Year of Cultural Heritage […]
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