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Monday, May 25, 12:15, Book Fair Lounge Area
Irene Szkudlarek will talk about LAC resources available for Slavic Studies researchers.
Tuesday, May 26, 14:00, Book Fair Lounge Area
Tom Smyth will talk about digital resources of Library and Archives Canada.
Wednesday, May 27, 12:15, Book Fair Lounge Area
Meredith Fletcher will talk about the Trusted Digital Repository Project and explain how Library and Archives Canada is meeting the challenge of ensuring continued access to the digital documentary memory of Canada.
Wednesday, May 27, 17:00, Sunken Lobby, 395 Wellington Street, Ottawa
'History of the Book' – Reception – LAC has accepted to host and maintain on its website a rich suite of databases on the history of print culture in Canada. Unique among national book history projects, the Web site contains comprehensive bibliographic, geographic, and biographic data about Canada's print culture from its beginnings in the 16th century to the 21st century. Under LAC direction and with the contributions of Canadian scholars, the seven databases will continue to grow as new records are added, for the benefit of Canadian studies. Conference delegates are invited to a reception celebrating this historical event. Refreshments will be served courtesy of Friends of Library and Archives Canada.
Thursday, May 28, 12:15, Book Fair Lounge Area
Library and Archives Canada's Services Branch managers will describe resources of interest to all researchers including delegates of the Canadian Association for Information Science.
Thursday, May 28, 15:00, Book Fair Lounge Area
Library and Archives Canada
Spotlight on the book, "Win, Tie, or Wrangle: The Inside Story of the Old Ottawa Senators 1883 - 1935" by author and historian Paul Kitchen. Mr. Kitchen, who used varied resources from Library and Archives Canada to write the story of the hockey team including texts, photographs, memorabilia and more, will read excerpts and sign copies of his book.
Friday, May 29, 17:00 to 19:00, 395 Wellington Street, Ottawa
Library and Archives Canada
"Kaleidoscope," a series of monthly talks on Library and Archives Canada's rich holdings, will this month feature a lecture by Richard Green, Manager of LAC's Music Section, that describes the institution's extensive collection of recorded and sheet music. Refreshments will be served courtesy of Friends of Library and Archives Canada.
Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences