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Anaïs Salamon

Head Librarian / Islamic Studies Library

anais [dot] salamon [at] mcgill [dot] ca 514-398-4688

Morrice Hall, Room 109
3485 McTavish Street
Montreal, Quebec H3A 0E1


Subjects

  • Islamic Studies
  • Middle East

Education

  • Maîtrise en sciences de l'information et de la documentation, Université Paris8 (Vincennes-Saint-Denis), 2004
  • Maîtrise d'arabe moderne, Université de Provence (Aix-Marseille I), 1999
  • Licence d'arabe moderne, Université de Provence (Aix-Marseille I), 1997

Areas of interest

  • Islamic and Middle East Studies librarianship
  • Academic librarianship in the Middle East
  • Islamic rare books and special collections

Professional activities

  • Member of the ACRL/Asian African and Middle Eastern Section (AAMES) Conference Program Planning Committee (Portland, March 2015 & San Francisco, June 2015)
  • Member/Webmaster of the Association des Bibliothèques du Québec (ABQLA) Conference planning Committee (Montreal, May 8 2014)
  • Webmaster of the Middle East Librarians Association (MELA)
  • Chair of the Atiyeh Prize Committee, Middle East Librarians’ Association (MELA)
  • Member of the European Association of Middle East Librarians (MELCom)

Editorship

Awards, honours, and fellowships

  • Scholarship Award from the French Foreign Ministry for advanced study at the French Institute of Near East (IFPO), Damascus, Syria (1999)

Selected publications
 

Salamon, Anaïs. “Academic librarianship and coercion: a case study in the occupied Palestinian Territories”. Librarianship and Information Sciences in the Middle-East and North Africa. Edited by Amanda Click and Sarah Ramdeen. (Global Studies in Libraries and Information series). A publication of IFLA/De Gruyter Saur Verlag, publication expected fall 2014.

Salamon, Anaïs. “McGill’s Islamic early printed books”. Meetings with Books: Symposium on special collections in the 21st century. With a tribute to Raymond Klibansky & an illustrated survey of McGill Library special collections. Edited by Jillian Tomm and Richard Virr. A publication of McGill University Library, publication expected spring 2014.

Salamon, Anaïs. “McGill’s Islamic lithographed books”. Meetings with Books: Symposium on special collections in the 21st century. With a tribute to Raymond Klibansky & an illustrated survey of McGill Library special collections. Edited by Jillian Tomm and Richard Virr. A publication of McGill University Library, publication expected spring 2014.

Salamon, Anaïs. “Ressources électroniques : la sélection d’Aldébaran”. REMMM  131.1 (2012): 305-307.

Salamon, Anaïs. “Satisfaire un public hétérogène en bibliothèque de recherche”. Argus (Montréal, Québec) 40.3 (2012): 35-37.

Gillet, Julien, Jean-Christophe Peyssard and Anaïs Salamon. “Ressources électroniques : la sélection d’Aldébaran”. REMMM  129.1 (2011): 315-317.

Selected talks and presentations
 

Salamon, Anaïs. “What is an Islamic Studies Library?”. McGill Institute of Islamic Studies 60th Anniversary workshop “New approaches to World Islamic and Middle East Studies”. March 14-15, 2014.

Salamon, Anaïs. Major challenges and benefits of outreach in academic libraries”. MELA (Middle East Librarians’ Association) Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, October 15th, 2013.

Salamon, Anaïs and Sean Swanick. “The Art of Writing in the Islamic World”. PACE (Personal and Cultural Enrichment Program), McGill University School of continuing Studies. May 21st, 2013.

Salamon, Anaïs. “60 ans au service de la recherche en études islamiques : la bibliothèque d’études islamiques de McGill”. MELCom International 2012 conference, Paris, June 5th, 2012.

Salamon, Anaïs. “La bibliothèque des études islamiques de McGill : un espace documentaire en mutation”. Congrès des milieux documentaires du Québec, Montréal (Canada), December 2nd, 2011.

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