Educational & Professional Activities

2017

Lei, Da (Linda), and Arlene Greenberg. " A Glimpse at the Treasures of the Jewish General Hospital Archives." Canadian Jewish Studies Journal, vol. xxv, 2017, pp. 171-176.

Linda Lei.  Building and Preserving a Lasting Legacy of the Jewish General Hospital. (Lecture given at the Reunion ABSAUM/McGill, Montreal, March 1, 2017)

2013

Linda Lei.  Collecting Material: Outreach in Our Community! (Article written for the Jewish Montreal Heritage Week event, May 7).

 Jewish General Hospital: A History (Video made for the Jewish Montreal Heritage Week event, narrated by Arlene Greenberg,  French version narrated by Jacynthe Touchette, May 9).

2011

Linda Lei.  What the Heck is in a Hospital Archive: The JGH Archives collection (lecture given at the Association of Jewish Libraries Convention, Montreal, June 20).

Shiri Alon.  The Samuel and Gertrude Drazin Memorial Library for Judaica and Medical Ethics: A unique collection within the JGH Health Sciences Library (lecture given at the Association of Jewish Libraries Convention, Montreal, June 20).

Da (Linda) Lei, Shiri Alon.  Demystifying the Hospital Archive: Discovering the collection at the Jewish General Hospital Archives (poster presented at the Association of Canadian Archivists Annual Conference, Toronto, June 2).

2009-2010

Shiri Alon.  Digitizing a Legacy: The Jewish General Hospital Archives (

poster presented at the Association of Canadian Archivists Annual Conference, Halifax, June 12, 2010).

Shiri Alon.  The Jewish General Hospital (JGH) Archives: From internal database to the World Wide Web (lecture given to the Association of Canadian Jewish Archives and Museums, Montreal, June 2, 2010).

Linda Lei.  Digital Drive @ the Jewish General Hospital Archives (lecture given to The Association of Jewish Libraries, Montreal Chapter, at the Harvesting the fruits of history: A user's guide to displaying, digitizing, and creating an online database for a historical collection Conference, November 20, 2009, and to the School of Information Studies, McGill University, February 17, 2010).

Shiri Alon.  The Jewish General Hospital at 75: A Retrospective (lecture given to The Association of Jewish Libraries, Montreal Chapter, at the Harvesting the fruits of history: A user's guide to displaying, digitizing, and creating an online database for a historical collection Conference, November 2009).

Linda Lei, Shiri Alon, Arlene Greenberg.  The Jewish General Hospital at 75: A Retrospective (lecture on the history of the Jewish General Hospital, presented in various senior residences, social clubs and community centers in Montreal between August 2009 and February 2010).

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