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PFSchaffner (Paul Schaffner) is a former lexicographer, more recently a librarian at the University of Michigan in charge of producing SGML/XML-encoded electronic texts in the humanities on behalf of the university library's Digital Library Production Service. His responsibilities include the tens of thousands of e-texts produced under the auspices of the Text Creation Partnership (EEBO, Evans, ECCO) and the contents of the Middle English Compendium (the online version of the Middle English Dictionary and associated resources). In his spare time, he works as a cataloguer for the Jackson (Mich.) Community College Library, and catalogues or grazes in his own accumulation of 15,000 books. His interests include the languages and literatures of the European Middle Ages, early modern English, lexicography, vintage hand tools, Anglo-American roots music, Biblical studies, hymnology, and children's books. Online CV.
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All sciences are extraught and compiled of diuerse clerkes / Of that one wryteth / another parauenture is ignorant. But ... all thyngis ben knowen in one place or other --Jean Froissart.