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Nice To (virtually) Meet You: Mentorship Advice for LIS Students and Recent Graduates

Nice To (virtually) Meet You: Mentorship Advice for LIS Students and Recent Graduates

Completing a degree is daunting. Which classes are the most useful? Which skills are your profession looking for? How can you ensure you are employable? While I was completing my Master of Information Studies degree at McGill University, the Mentorship Program from the Association of Canadian Archivists (ACA) was the only mentorship opportunity I was…

Audio Digitization Workflow: The Presbyterian Church in Canada Archives

Audio Digitization Workflow: The Presbyterian Church in Canada Archives

The Presbyterian Church in Canada Archives has a collection of recorded interviews that have been conducted with ministers, missionaries, and church workers to understand their experiences working for the church. These oral history interviews are recorded on audio cassettes and date from 1977 to 2010. The Presbyterian Church in Canada Archives has agreed to work…

Processing the Archives: The Presbyterian Church in Canada Archives

Processing the Archives: The Presbyterian Church in Canada Archives

This summer, I worked as a Project Archivist for The Presbyterian Church in Canada Archives. As part of my employment, I was responsible for processing the Mark Young Stark family fonds. Rev. Mark Young Stark served as the Presbyterian Minister in Ancaster, Ontario from 1833-1854 and in Dundas, Ontario from 1833 until his retirement in…

Internet Archive Collection: George Brown College Archives

Internet Archive Collection: George Brown College Archives

Last summer, I worked as an Archives Assistant – Digital Content for George Brown College Archives. In this position, I developed a collection on the Internet Archive to allow the archives to provide online access to recently digitized college newsletters, student newspapers, annual reports, yearbooks, and images. At first, I was asked to create a…

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