• Glynn Edwards

    Head of Technical Services (Manuscripts & Special Collections)

    Glynn Edwards is the head of the manuscripts unit Stanford University Library’s Department of Special Collections and manages accessioning, processing and descriptive metadata for more than 44,000 linear feet of manuscripts material in all formats and supports the efforts of more than ten subject curators, primarily in the Humanities, Social Sciences and Area Studies groups. She also manages the departments' Born-Digital Program in collaboration with Digital Libraries Systems and Services. Publications include: “Capturing and Processing Born-Digital Files in the STOP AIDS Project Records: A Case Study,” Journal of Western Archives. Wilsey, L., Rebecca Skirvin, Peter Chan, Glynn Edwards. 2013; 4 (1); AIMS Born-Digital Collections: An Inter-Institutional Model for Stewardship, January 2012.

  • Greta de Groat

    Metadata Librarian for Electronic and Visual Resources

    Greta is the Discovery Metadata Librarian for Media at Stanford University.She has served on numerous committees of the American Library Association, Program for Cooperative Cataloging, and Online Audiovisual Catalogers, with a special interest in cataloging standards for moving images and software. She is the author ofFuture Directions in Metadata Remediation for Metadata Aggregators, and is the recipient of the 2011 Nancy B. Olson award for her contributions to the cataloging of audiovisual materials.

  • Henry Lowood

    Curator for History of Science & Technology Collections and Film & Media Collections

    Henry is also a lecturer in the Thinking Matters Program, the Science and Technology Studies Program and the History and Philosophy of Science Program at Stanford and in the School of Library and Information Science at San Jose State University.
    Since 2000, he has led How They Got Game, a research and archival preservation project devoted to the history of digital games and simulations. This project includes Stanford’s efforts in the Preserving Virtual Worlds project, funded by the U.S. Library of Congress and the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and the Cabrinety Collection imaging project, funded by the National Institute for Standards and Technology.  His most recent book is The Machinima Reader, published by MIT Press and co-edited with Michael Nitsche.

  • Peter Chan

    Digital Archivist

    Peter Chan is the Digital Archivist for the Stanford University Department of Special Collections & University Archives. He began working with Stanford's Digital Libraries Systems & Services on the SALT (Self Archiving Legacy Toolkit) project in 2007. In January 2010, he worked on the AIMS Project, a Mellon Foundation grant-funded, focused on developing best practices for acquiring, capturing, processing and describing born digital materials. Peter pioneered the use of AccessData Forensic Toolkit to process born-digital archives in the archival community in the US. He built capture stations with native support of reading 5.25 inch floppy disks. He introduced the use of natural  language processing and data mining to appraise, process, discover and delivery email archives. He is now working on publishing controlled vocabulary and open linked data. Peter received his MLIS from San Jose State University and holds an MBA from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Prior to coming to Stanford, Peter worked in banking, serving as VP of the Operations Planning & Support Division at the Bank of America in Hong Kong and as a full-time Lecturer in Accounting at The Chinese University of Hong Kong.