Carl G. Stahmer
Carl G. Stahmer is the Director of Digital Scholarship at the Shields Library, University of California, Davis. He currently serves as Associate Director of the English Broadside Ballad Archive, as the lead developer for the ongoing Mellon funded initiative to re-design the English Short Title Catalogue as an exemplar 21st century research tool, and as the Technical Director for the Advanced Research Consortium. He has been working in the Digital Humanities since the early 1990s when he co-founded the Romantic Circles website, for which he served as the technical lead and Co-General Editor for the next ten years.
Stahmer’s work has been funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the University of California Humanities Research Institute, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and the British Society for Eighteenth Century Studies. His current research is focused on developing and implementing digital bibliographic tools and methods, including descriptive strategies for Linked Open Data catalogues, digital analysis and description of historical printed materials and physical media (paper, parchment, and typeset), and tools for content based image recognition. For more information, please visit his blog at www.carlstahmer.com.