Affiliation: Stanford University Libraries
Sector: Library, Humanities, Academic
Country: United States
Benjamin Albritton is the the digital medieval projects manager in the Stanford University LIbraries Digital Library Systems and Services. In that role, his responsibilities include oversight of digitization of Stanford-held manuscript materials and external content and infrastructure development for a multi-institutional effort to build an interoperable digital medieval manuscript environment that can support a broad range of scholarly activities. He holds a PhD in medieval musicology from the University of Washington, worked on the Parker on the Web project to bring the contents of a medieval library to the web (http://www.parkerweb.stanford.edu), contributed content to the Exeter text archive of late-medieval French lyrics (http://www.jechante.ex.ac.uk/archive/), has helped to develop a web presence for the Medieval Song Network (http://w01.msndcms.wf.ulcc.ac.uk/), and is contributing in both scholarly and technical ways to two new projects devoted to the works of fourteenth-century French poet and composer Guillaume de Machaut.