Mission

The international collaboration called manuscriptlink seeks to recover a “lost” medieval library by gathering, aggregating, and describing the dispersed components of dismembered manuscripts, and by presenting digital images of them as virtual codices in a robust interactive online forum.

Project Leaders

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Eric J. Johnson Co-Director

The Ohio State University

Dr. Eric J. Johnson is Associate Professor and Curator of Early Books & Manuscripts at The Ohio State University where he teaches widely across the University’s medieval and Renaissance curriculum, with particular emphasis on manuscript studies and book history. He holds a PhD in Medieval Studies from the Centre for Medieval Studies at the University of York (UK), and his research interests include medieval manuscript studies, book history (in all its forms), popular theology in the Middle Ages, and the pedagogical uses of primary source materials.

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Scott Gwara Co-Director

University of South Carolina

Scott J. Gwara is Professor of English at the University of South Carolina, where he teaches Medieval and Renaissance Studies. He holds a PhD from the Centre for Mediaeval Studies, University of Toronto, and advanced degrees from Yale and the University of Cambridge. He has authored seven books and more than forty articles on medieval Latin, Old English literature, the rare book trade (especially medieval manuscripts), and medieval manuscript fragments. Recipient of the University of South Carolina’s inaugural Breakthrough Leadership in Research Prize, Scott has held prestigious fellowships from The Grolier Club, the Bibliographical Society of Canada, and The Bibliographical Society of America. He has consulted more than 3000 medieval and Renaissance manuscripts in North America in more than 100 repositories.

partners

manuscriptlink wouldn't be possible without the generous funding of our partners; we'd like to thank the following institutions for their support in making this project a reality.

ILLINOIS

MASSACHUSETTS

MISSOURI

OHIO

NEW YORK

Hamilton, Colgate University, Case-Geyer Library

NORTH CAROLINA

PENNSYLVANIA

SOUTH CAROLINA

TENNESSEE

TEXAS

VIRGINIA