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Eileen A. Horansky

Eileen A. Horansky

Eileen A. Horansky

PhD in English Student


Areas of Expertise

  • History of the book
  • Libraries and archives, especially rare materials cataloging and description
  • Book arts, including bookbinding and paper marbling
  • Manuscript studies


  • MLIS, Kent State University
  • MA, English, Cleveland State University
  • BA, English and History, Baldwin-Wallace College


Eileen Horansky is a PhD student in the Department of English and an Instructional Services Specialist in the Rare Books and Manuscripts Library at Ohio State. Eileen has a professional background in special collections and archives, especially rare materials cataloging and description. Her research interests lie in the history of the material book in the early modern period as well as in the early print history of medieval texts, particularly relating to bibliographic history, textual transmission, and the conceptualization of authorship during the first decades of print in England, as well as in shifting cultures of manuscript and print in the early modern period. She is also interested in the book arts, and is a keen bookbinder and decorative paper maker.

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