Eric Nils Lindquist has a B.A. in English literature ( University of Massachusetts, Amherst), a Ph.D. in British history (Harvard University), and an M.L.S. (University of Maryland). A librarian at the University of Maryland since 1996, he currently serves as the subject specialist for classics, religion, American studies, and history. At the University of Maryland he has taught courses on humanities librarianship, the history of the book, and Renaissance Europe; he has also co-taught study-abroad courses on Shakespeare and the history of London and Paris. He is co-editor of Who Wants Yesterday’s Papers? Essays on the Research Value of Printed Materials in the Digital Age (Scarecrow Press, 2005) and Agent of Change: Print Culture Studies after Elizabeth L. Eisenstein (University of Massachusetts Press and Library of Congress, 2007) and has published journal articles on parliament in the seventeenth century. His research interests include parliament, early modern sermons, and the writings of King James VI and I. He is active in the Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing, regularly delivering papers at its annual conferences.