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  1. Connexions Archive seeks a new home
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2009
    The Connexions Archive, a Toronto-based library dedicated to preserving the history of grassroots movements for social change, needs a new home.
  2. Cover story: a year of beautiful books
    Publishers are fighting back against the ebook tide with great designs

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2011
    Publishers have started building their marketing strategies around form rather than content.
    The article emphasises that the whole point of a good book design is to grab the attention of both the reader and bookseller.
  3. The Cultural Industries in Canada
    Problems, Policies and Prospects

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1996
    Dorland discusses policy problems specific to the Canadian cultural industries that produce cultural commodities, such as books, films and television programs.
  4. The Enlightenment
    Connexipedia Article

    Resource Type: Article
    A term used to describe a time in Western philosophy and cultural life, centered upon the eighteenth century.
  5. Fame & Fortune Online
    Resource Type: Website
    Comprehensive listing of awards available to Canadian journalists.
  6. Fifty Shades of Pulp
    Book Review

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    Book review of Paula Rabinowitz's 'American Pulp: How Paperbacks Brought Modernism to Main Street.'
  7. Five Hundred Years of Printing
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1959
  8. For bibliomaniacs, there is no cure
    Literary hoarders were once seen as antiscocial but historians thank them now

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2017
    An essayist looks into the curious pastime of book collecting, as well as her own lifelong passion to grow her collection.
  9. From Cave Paintings to the Internet
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2013
    Chronological and Thematic Studies on the History of Information and Media.
  10. History of the Book in Canada
    Volume Two: 1840 - 1918

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2005
    The second of three volumes dealing with the history of publishing in Canada.
  11. Memory as Resistance: Grassroots Archives and the Battle of Memory
    Preservation as subversion: Do grassroots archives have a future?

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2012
    CONNEXIONS and Beit Zatoun are spotlighting grassroots archives this November with an open house and networking event November 24, a talk and discussion November 27, and an exhibit (November 16-27). Grassroots archives play a valuable role in what has been called “the battle of memory”. Mainstream media and institutions of power consign inconvenient histories, struggles, and alternative visions to what George Orwell called “the memory hole.” People’s history projects such as grassroots archives preserve and share stories of resistance, hidden histories, and alternative visions. Their role is particularly important as official archives are forced to restrict acquisitions, limit access and discard materials as funding is slashed.
  12. My life as a bibliophile
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2012
    From school prizes to writing his own novels, the author reflects on his lifelong bibliomania and explains why, despite e-readers and Amazon, he believes the physical book and bookshops will survive.
  13. New Hogtown Press
    After Retrenchment, A Few Steps Forward

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1975
    A profile of New Hogtown Press, a radical book and pamphlet publisher and distributor.
  14. New Hogtown Press
    Connexipedia Article

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2010
    New Hogtown Press was a Canadian left-wing publisher active during the 1970s and 1980s.
  15. Seeds of Fire
    A People's Chronology

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2017
    Recalling events that happened on this day in history. Memories of struggle, resistance and persistence.

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