Month: September 2015

Celebrating the Launch of Trans Pathfinder

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On Sunday September 20th the LGBTQ Oral History Digital Collaboratory and the Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives hosted an exciting and groundbreaking event: Trans* Histories at the CLGA.  This was a dual celebration launching the Rupert Raj Collection and the Trans Pathfinder document, both of which have been years in the making. Check out more about Rupert Raj and his wonderful collection at clga.ca The Trans Pathfinder was produced as part of the Collaboratory’s commitment to making trans historical materials more widely accessible […]

Introducing Islandora and Al Stanton-Hagan, Digital Archivist

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Hi there! I’m Al Stanton-Hagan, a former research assistant for the LGBTQ Oral Histories Digital Collaboratory and student at U of T’s iSchool. Starting in September I’ll be replacing Rebecka Sheffield as the new Digital Archivist for the Collaboratory. This summer I attended the Islandora Conference at the University of Prince Edward Island, jumping into my new role head first to learn about one of the tools we’re using to store and provide access to […]