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Caroline Daniels is an assistant professor, associate director of the University of Louisville Archives and Records Center, and codirector of the University of Louisville Oral History Center. Previously, she was the archivist for automated systems at the Archives and Records Center. Daniels holds a master of education degree from Harvard University and a master of science degree in library and information science, archives management, from Simmons College and has completed coursework toward a doctorate in education at Harvard University, with a focus on the history of higher education in the United States. Her other research interests include the history of libraries and archives and the development of access tools for primary source materials within those institutions.

Bart Dredge is an associate professor and chair in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Austin College in Sherman, Texas. Dredge holds a master's degree and doctorate in sociology, both from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. His research interests focus on the culture of the southern textile industry in the United States, generally from 1880 to 1940. Most of his work addresses issues related to company welfare, with close attention to company schools and other forms of education among the isolated mill hands in the South.

Julie Biando Edwards is an assistant professor at the University of Montana, serving as ethnic studies librarian and multicultural coordinator. Edwards serves ex-officio on the executive committee of the Women's Studies Section of the Association of College and Research Libraries. She has an M.A. in English from the University of Connecticut and an M.S. in library and information science from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Her research interests are in libraries and human rights, with emphasis on cultural genocide and reconstruction and on the roles that libraries play in the cultural identity of a community. Additionally, Edwards studies representations of women in popular culture and is the author of "Spousal Politics and the Bipartisan Positioning of Hillary Rodham Clinton" in the online journal gender forum. [End Page 345]

Stephan P. Edwards is an instructor in the University College at the University of Montana, Missoula, and an interlibrary loan technician at the University of Montana's Mansfield Library. He holds a master's degree in history, with an emphasis in human rights studies, from the University of Connecticut, Storrs, and a master's degree in cultural anthropology from Brandeis University. He was formerly assistant professor of history and political science at Central Wyoming College in Riverton and visiting lecturer in the history department at Salem State College in Salem, Massachusetts. He has research interests in anthropological approaches to the study of human rights and human rights policy, especially related to development, cultural heritage preservation, and cultural property; ethnohistorical perspectives on the politics of memory and language identity; and cultural resistance to political oppression.

Elizabeth B. Fitzpatrick is a reference librarian at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Fitzpatrick has an M.A. in comparative literature from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and an M.S. in library and information science from Simmons College. She has published works on Asian American authors and also on reference desk staffing models. She currently holds a field bibliographer fellowship from the Modern Language Association.

George W. Houston is professor of classics emeritus at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he received his Ph.D. in classics in 1971. He has directed numerous summer study sessions in Italy for the American Academy in Rome and for the Vergilian Society of America in Campania and southern Italy. In 1982 he was a visiting professor at the University of Bologna. His research interests include Greek and Latin literature, Roman imperial history, Roman technology, and libraries and book collections in the Roman world. He is the coauthor, with T. Keith Dix, of "Public Libraries in the City of Rome from the Augustan Age to the Time of Diocletian" (in Mélanges de l'École Française de Rome. Antiquité 118, no. 2 [2006]). [End Page 346]



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