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Alan Galey is Associate Professor in the Faculty of Information at the University of Toronto, where he also teaches in the collaborative program in Book History and Print Culture. He is currently working on two primary research projects: a set of open-source digital prototypes titled Visualizing Variation, for which he holds a Folger Shakespeare Library fellowship, and a book-length study titled The Veil of Code: Studies in Born-Digital Bibliography. He is also co-editor of the digital book history project Architectures of the Book (archbook.ca). He has published in journals such as Book History, Shakespeare Quarterly, Literary and Linguistic Computing, College Literature, and Archival Science, and has co-edited the book collection Shakespeare, the Bible, and the Form of the Book: Contested Scriptures (with Travis DeCook; Routledge, 2011). His article “The Enkindling Reciter: E-Books in the Bibliographical Imagination,” published in Book History in 2012, was awarded the Fredson Bowers Prize by the Society for Textual Scholarship. He was also given the Outstanding Instructor Award by the Master of Information Student Council for 2013-2014. His first monograph book, The Shakespearean Archive: Experiments in New Media from the Renaissance to Postmodernity, was published in 2014 by Cambridge University Press.

More information is available at his personal site: individual.utoronto.ca/alangaley/

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