17 November 2019

Sunday Sundries

Miscellaneous items I found of interest during the week.

Discover: the Magazine of the National Library of Scotland, no. 42 (2019)

History as a giant data set: how analysing the past could help save the future
A long read from The Guardian.

The Fall/Winter 2019 edition of Library and Archives Canada's magazine is now online with an emphasis on partnerships and collaboration.

More than 30 inventions you wouldn’t expect to be Canadian
Many you'll recognize, others will surprise.

The smell of old books could help preserve them

A look at the historical details around the launch of Medicare suggests that political players in minority governments must play the long game.
An opinion piece by Shirley Tillotson who will be speaking to the Ottawa Historical Association on Tuesday, 10 December 2019, 7:15–9:00 p.m. at the Ottawa Art Gallery

Politically Incorrect Paper of the Day: The United Fruit Company was Good!

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