Speaker: Robert Lancefield
April 9-12, 2008
Montréal, Québec, Canada

Speakers: Biography

Robert Lancefield

Manager of Museum Information Services / Registrar of Collections
Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University
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 demonstrate MuseTech Central, the MCN Project Registry. [Demonstration]