Speakers spotlight: Constance Crompton, Donald McLeod and Michelle Schwartz

Tracking LGBT Liberation in Canada

“This presentation introduces Don McLeod’s chronology, Lesbian and Gay Liberation in Canada 1964-1981. We outline the stakes and process of transforming the chronology into a digital resource for search, pattern recognition, and integration with local Canadian Studies resources and the semantic web.”

Lesbian and Gay Liberation in Canada

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We are three members of the Lesbian and Gay Liberation in Canada team: Constance Crompton (PhD), Assistant Professor of Digital Humanities at University of British Columbia, Okanagan; Michelle Schwartz (MLIS), Michelle Schwartz (MLIS) Research Fellow at the Centre for Digital Humanities at Ryerson University; and Donald McLeod (MLS), Head, Book and Serials Acquisitions, University of Toronto and archivist at the Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives.

Lesbian and Gay Liberation in Canada website: http://lglc.library.utoronto.ca/

Michelle Schwartz: http://www.lackingauthoritycontrol.com/ Twitter: @michelinaneri

Constance Crompton: http://constancecrompton.com/ Twitter: @clkcrompton

Constance, Donald and Michelle will be speaking on day three of the conference.

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