Curator for History of Science & Technology Collections and Film & Media Collections in the Stanford University Libraries
Henry Lowood is curator for history of science & technology collections and for film & media collections at Stanford University. He is also a lecturer at Stanford and at the San José State University School of Information. Since 2000, he has led How They Got Game, a research and archival preservation project devoted to the history of digital games and simulations at Stanford. This project includes Stanford’s contribution to a multi-university, interdisciplinary project called Preserving Virtual Worlds, funded by the U.S. Library of Congress and the Institute of Museum and Library Services. His most recent publication is The Machinima Reader, published by MIT Press and co-edited with Michael Nitsche.