Special Collections: Hidden and Unique Holdings

Date: 
lundi, mars 11, 2013 - 18:00
Location: 
Marvin Duchow Music Library (RM A-512), 527 Sherbrooke Street West
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ImageABQLA’s College & Research Library section will be hosting its second event on March 11, 2013 from 6-8pm in the Marvin Duchow Music Library (RM A-512), 527 Sherbrooke Street West (see attached poster!).

Please join us for "Special Collections: Hidden and Unique Holdings," a panel discussion on the important role of special collections within the academic library.  We are fortunate enough to have three wonderful speakers join us for the evening:

Jill Boruff is the liaison librarian for the School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Clinical Psychology, and Psychiatry at McGill University. She is also responsible for curating the Wendy Patrick Health Information Collection. Her first experience with consumer health information was as a library graduate assistant at the Neuro-patient Resource Centre at the Montreal Neurological Hospital. Her other interests include mobile resource use by health professionals, information literacy, and expert searching for systematic reviews.

Anna Dysert is the liaison librarian at the Osler Library of the History of Medicine at McGill University. Her graduate work is in book history and premodern medicine, concentrating on the manuscript production and transmission of medieval medical texts. She is also interested in digital humanities and teaching with primary sources. She has an MA from the University of Toronto and an MLIS from McGill.

Geoffrey Little is Collections Librarian and Librarian for History at Concordia University. He is also the librarian responsible for the David J. Azrieli Holocaust Collection and the Jonassohn Genocide Collection. Since 2010 he has been the editor of the Journal of Academic Librarianship’s “Managing Technology” column. He has degrees in History and Information Studies from the University of Toronto.

Please RSVP to katherine.hanz@mcgill.ca by Friday March 8th.

We look forward to seeing you there!