Speaker: Robert Lancefield
April 11-14, 2007
San Francisco, California

Speakers: Biography

Robert Lancefield

Manager of Museum Information Services
Wesleyan University
Davison Art Center
301 High Street
Middletown CT
06459-0487 USA

Rob Lancefield is Manager of Museum Information Services and Registrar of Collections at the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University. His interests include the capture, preservation, Web-based delivery, and educational use of digital media derived from cultural materials. He currently serves as secretary on the board of directors of the Museum Computer Network (MCN). Rob curated the traveling exhibition Performing Images, Embodying Race, which appeared in spring 2006 at the Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College. He has spoken at conferences including those of the Museum Computer Network, Coalition for Networked Information, Society for Ethnomusicology, American Folklore Society, and Music Library Association. From 2000 to 2003, Rob published and edited the weblog XMacL: XML news and resources for Mac users. He holds a Wesleyan PhD in ethnomusicology.

Robert will present Museum Images On-line: Meeting the Needs of Educators. [Mini-Workshop]