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Dot Porter

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Dot Porter is the Curator of Digital Research Services in the Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies, Kislak Center for Special Collections, University of Pennsylvania. Dot holds Masters degrees in medieval studies and library science, and started her career working on image-based digital editions of medieval manuscripts. She has worked on a variety of projects, focusing on materials as diverse as ancient texts and Russian religious folklore, providing both technical support and scholarly expertise. Her research focuses on medievalists' use of digital resources. At Penn, she both provides general digital humanities support for faculty and graduate students, and plays with digitized medieval manuscripts.

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