Peter F. McNally is a professor at the School of Information Studies at McGill University in Montreal and director of the History of McGill Project. McNally, who holds master’s degrees in history and in library science from McGill, has served in leadership positions in the James McGill Society, the Library History Interest Group of the Canadian Library Association, and the Bibliographical Society of Canada. In addition to the history of McGill University, McNally’s research interests include the history of libraries, books, and printing. He serves on the advisory editorial board of Libraries & the Cultural Record.
Brett Spencer is a reference librarian at the Amelia Gayle Gorgas Library at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, a position he has held since 2000. Spencer holds master’s degrees in history and in library science from the University of Southern Mississippi. His current research focuses on libraries and military history as well as libraries and emergency management.
Shelley Sweeney, head of the University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections in Winnipeg, Canada, is a past secretary general of the Bureau of Canadian Archivists, secretary of the Academy of Certified Archivists, and president of the Association of Canadian Archivists. She has a master of archival studies degree from the University of British Columbia and a Ph.D. in archival enterprise from the University of Texas at Austin.
Wenxian Zhang is head of Archives and Special Collections and an associate professor at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida. Previously the head of public services at Olin Library at Rollins, Zhang holds master’s degrees in library science and in business and economics from Southern Connecticut State University. His current research interests include academic archives and management, digital archives, Chinese history and librarianship, and Florida history. [End Page 219]