Dr S. D. Lee, MA
Name: Stuart Dermot Lee Date of Birth: 3/2/66
Sex: Male Nationality: Irish
Address: 92 Wytham Street, Oxford, OX1 4TW. Tel: 01865-434307
Present Position: Director, Computing Systems and Services, Oxford University Computing Services
Member of the English Faculty, University of Oxford
Member of Merton College, Oxford
Present Employer: Oxford University Computing Services, 13 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 6NN, UK.
1987-1992 King's College, University of London, UK.
1984-1987 University of Keele, Keele, Staffordshire, UK.
1976-1983 Bancroft's School, Woodford Green, Essex, UK.
Qualifications & Awards
2009 HEA National Teaching Fellow
2008 Reader in E-Learning and Digital Libraries, Oxford University
2008 Teaching Award, Oxford University
2001-2002 Open University Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching and
Learning in Higher Education: Course Design in HE
1992 PhD in Old English Literature entitled ‘An Edition of ģlfric's
Homilies on Judith, Esther, and the Maccabees’. Supervisor: Prof.
Jane Roberts, King's College; External examiner: Prof. Malcolm
Godden. Pembroke College, University of Oxford; Internal examiner:
Dr Peter Orton, Queen Mary and Westfield College, University
1988 M.A. in English Literature pre 1525, King's College,
University of London.
1987 B.A. (Joint Honours, 2:1) in English and Economics,
University of Keele; subsidiary Computer Science and
Positions of Employment
Oct 2005 - Director, Computing Systems and Services, Oxford University Computing Services
2005 Head of the Learning Technologies Group, University of Oxford
Nov 1998- Seconded position, 9 months, to the Bodleian Library to complete
July 1999 A. W. Mellon Foundation-funded Study of Oxford's
2002 Head of the Centre for Humanities Computing, University of Oxford
Jan 1996- Part-time lecturer in English at the Department
of Continuing Education, University of Oxford.
Oct 1996 Humanities IT Support Officer for the University of Oxford.
Sep 1994 Research Officer for the Computers in Teaching Initiative Centre for
Textual Studies, Oxford University Computing Services.
July 1990 Part-time lecturer at Royal Holloway and Bedford New College,
University of London.
July 1984 Bank Clerk, Barclays Bank PLC, Gidea Park, Essex, UK.
Positions of Responsibility
Mar 2009 Director, JISC WW1 Poetry Digital Archive
2007 - Student Systems Board
2006 - OeRC Management Committee
2006 - Enhanced Computing Environment (ECE) Project Board
2005 - JISC CETIS Advsiory Board
2005 - ASUC Strategy Group
2005 – Russell Group IT Directors
2005 Chaired committee for distribution of HEFCE E-learning Fund
2005- Member of Oxford University’s ICT Strategy Group.
Oct 2005 - Supervisor on IAUL’s Diploma in learning and Teaching in HE (Alison Young, Law Faculty)
2004 - Members of the Social Sciences Divisional IT Committee.
Supervising two students as part of the Masters in E-learning.
Oxford survey into Student IT Literacy.
of Oxford’s ICT sub-committee.
2003 Member of JISC e-pedagogy experts forum
June 2002 Selection Panel for JISC/NSF 'Digital Libraries in
the Classroom' initiative
Oct 2001 - Joint supervision of PhD student (thesis entitled 'The
Use of IT in Higher Education to Teach English Literature')
May 2002 Member of Committee outlining future IT in Teaching
Strategy for Oxford's Medical Division
Sep 2001 - Chair, Oxford's VLE Working Group
Feb 2001 - Member of Oxford University's Educational Development
Jan 2001 - Member of JISC DNER working groups on 'Images' and 'E-Books'
Jan 2001 - Chair, JISC Assisted Bibliographic Services (JIBS) User Group
2000-2003 Oxford University’s Digital Library Board
Nov 2000 - Member of Oxford University's Committee for Library Provision
Oct 2000- Supervised survey into the use of IT in Teaching at Oxford
Oct 2000 - Deputy Manager of the Humanities Computing Unit
Oct 2000 - Acting Co-ordinator for OxTALENT
Jan 2000 -
May 2002 Site Manager for the ASTER Project
Jan 2000- External examiner for the University of Nottingham (undergraduate)
and Oxford Brookes University (postgraduate)
Jun 2000 Acting Director for the CTI Centre for Textual Studies
July 1998 - Chair of University's Datasets Committee (formerly Datasets
Oct 2000 Working Party)
Mar 1998 Supervised University Survey of IT in Humanities Teaching
Jan 1998 - Member of Oxford's Sub-Committee on Library Automation
Sep 1998– Manager for the JISC Technology Applications Program (JTAP)
project ‘Virtual Seminars for Teaching Literature’.
Jun 1996 - Member of the Committee of the Association for Literary and
Apr 1996 - Member of the EC-funded Advanced Computing in the Humanities
Jan 1996– MA Status of Oxford University, Member of Congregation
Oct 1995 - Secretary of University's Committee on Computing in the Arts
Oct 1995 -– Member of the English Faculty, University of Oxford
Jan 1998– Member of the Policy Group advising Oxford University’s Committee
on Automated Library Services (COALS)
July 1998– Chair of the Datasets Working Party, University of Oxford.
June 1995– Member of Oxford University’s Committee on Automated
Library Services (COALS)
Jan 1996 Supervised Humanities Computing Survey of Oxford University
Jan1995– Member of the English Faculty IT Committee
Oct 1995 Deputy Director of the CTI Centre for Textual Studies.
October 2008 £96,000 Enriching the Poetry Archive (JISC)
July 2008 £4,500 Oxford University Teaching Award
March 2007 £434,000 from JISC Digitisation call
August 2005 2 x £5,000 grants from English Subject Centre (Old English
Coursepack project and New Tools for English)
May 2005 £30,000 JISC Evaluation of Learning Design Tools
May 2005 £10,000 Evaluation of JISC/NSF Digital Libraries scheme
January 2005 £120,000 JISC Regional E-learning Project ELISA (joint with
University of Greenwich)
January 2005 £5,000 grant from English Subject Centre ‘Reusing learning
August 2004 JISC E-learning grant (£10,000) – Practitioner Trial of LAMS
2004 HEFCE PC3 grant for VLE development £200,000
JISC grants on portfolio development, federated searching, and
Shibboleth integration (total c. £100,000)
2002 JISC Grant (joint with University of Huddersfield and Loughborough)
to work on Digital Libraries and VLEs £33,000
April 2001 AHRB grant to digitize John Ruskin's Teaching Collections
£140,000 (Resource Enhancement Scheme)
August 1998 Datasets Committee, given annual budget of
Oct 2000 c.£330,000
March 1998 Received £6,000 from Hulme University Fund for JTAP Project
March 1996 Received £50,000 from the JISC Technology Application Programme
to develop Virtual Seminars for Teaching Literature. Funding
commenced 1 August 1996 running for 24 months.
‘Anglo-Saxons on Film’ Anglo-Saxons Bones Conference, Oxford, April 2008.
‘Open Learning’ Research Panel, October 2007, OpenLearn Conference, Open University.
‘LAMS Practitioner Trial’ and ‘Reusing Learning Objects’ September 2005, ALT-C, University of Manchester
‘Are Students ready to e-learn?’ April
2004, Shock of the Old Conference, Oxford Said Business School.
‘Open Source VLEs: The pleasure and the pain’ September 2003, ALT-C Conference, University of Sheffield.
''It Depends': The Use of IT in HE Teaching', April 2002, Beyond Chalk and Talk, Oxford Union Debating Chamber.
'VLEs: Who Needs Them?' March 2002, Digital Projects in Oxford series.
'Using C&IT in Teaching' January 2002, presentation to new lecturers at Oxford.
'Digital Collection Development', March 2000, Oxford University Libraries' Conference, Oxford
'Seeing it Through: Prioritising, Purchasing, and Evaluating the Dataset', September 1999, DRH 99, King's College, London
'Scoping the Future of Oxford's Digital Collections', June 1999, ACH-ALLC Conference, Virginia
'Creating the Digital Archive and Copyright', July 1998, Text Encoding Summer School, Oxford
'The JTAP 'Virtual Seminars' Project: Tutorials, Archives, and Evaluation', July 1998, ALLC Conference, Debrecen, Hungary
'The Datasets Nightmare', June 1998, IT Support Staff Conference, University of Oxford
'The Two Cultures: Teaching and Research in IT', June 1998, IT and English Studies, University of Oxford
‘Virtual Seminars for Teaching Literature’, September 1997, Digital Resources in the Humanities Conference, Oxford
‘Digitisation Principles’, June 1997, Oxford University's Text Encoding Summer School.
‘Literature and the Web: World War One Poetry’, April 1997, Edinburgh Science Festival.
‘World-Wide Web Tutorials’, December 1996, joint JTAP/CTI Workshop on 'The Virtual Classroom’.
‘Teaching English Studies Using the Internet’, September 1996, CCUE Conference, University of Loughborough.
‘World-Wide Web Pages for Students’, March 1996, CTI Centre for Textual Studies’ ‘Using the World-Wide Web in Teaching’ Workshop, University of Oxford.
‘Providing IT Resources in the Library: Problems and Solutions’, March 1996, Oxford University Annual Conference for Library Staff.
‘The World-Wide Web and First World War Poetry’, September 1995, European Society for the Study of English (ESSE) Conference, University of Glasgow.
‘Oxford University's Centre for Humanities Computing’, September 1995, CATH Conference, Royal Holloway and Bedford New College.
‘Using The Poetry Shell for Teaching Literature’, July 1995, International Medieval Conference, University of Leeds.
‘Electronic Textuality and the Shifting Boundaries of Texts’, August 1994, International Society for the Study of European Ideas, Graz.
‘A Hypermedia Edition of The Dream of the Rood’, June 1994, Leeds International Medieval Congress, Leeds.
‘Hypermedia in the Humanities: A Crucible, or a Mechanical Toy?’, April 1994, Association for History and Computing, Hull.
‘Computers and the Teaching of English Studies’, September 1993, ESSE 93, Bordeaux.
‘Hypermedia in the Trenches: The Use of HyperCard in the Teaching of World War I Poetry: Some Observations on Design, Copyright, and Evaluation’, June 1993, ALLC-ACH, Georgetown University.
PLENARY: ‘Content is King but we’re in a republic’, July 2009, JISC Digitisation Conference, Oxfordshire.
PLENARY: ‘Challenges for IT Services’, November 2008, CETIS Conference, Aston University.
KEYNOTE ‘E-learning demand and supply: selling the unsinkable submarine’ April 2006, De Paul University, Chicago (via Video-conference).
‘Learning Designs for English Literature’ November 2005, English Subject Centre Workshop, Newcastle.
‘Refocusing E-learning’ October 2005, University of Chicago, SLATE Conference.
‘Using film in teaching English Literature’ March 2005, English Subject Centre Workshop, Hull.
‘Literature and IT’ February 2004, Nottingham Trent University.
'Is Digitization Worth It?, BUILDER Conference, Birmingham, January 2001
‘Canute and the Waves: Coping Locally with Electronic Publications’, UKOLUG Conference, 13th July 2000, Cambridge
'The Information Service Provider - The Local 'Coal-Face'', JISC Assist E-Collections Workshop, 27th January 2000, London
'Selection Criteria for Digitization', November 1999, Selecting for Surrogacy Workshop, City of Westminster Archives, London
'Literature and the Internet', March 1999, Literature and the Millennium Conference, Kellogg College, Oxford
'Electronic Publishing', May 1999, Oxford Brookes University
'Remote Learning: A Teacher's Perspective' May 1998, TALISMAN workshop, University of Dundee
'Project Management' February 1998, Oxford Brookes University
'The History of the Electronic Text: Past, Present, and Future' History of the Book Series, January 1998, University of Oxford
'Using IT in Teaching'. January 1998, University of Warwick Staff Development Seminar Series
‘JTAP Project: The Poetry of Wilfred Owen’, May 1997, King's College, London.
‘The World-Wide Web and First World War Poetry’, February 1996, Sorbonne University, Paris.
‘Teaching and the World-Wide Web’, June 1995, King's College London.
‘Multimedia and the Teaching of English Literature’, March 1995, University De La Corunna.
‘The Principles of Digitization: Text, Graphics, Sound, and Video’, January 1995, Hypermedia at Work Conference, University of Kent.
‘The Computers in Teaching Initiative’, October 1994, University of Sydney and the Australian Defence Force Academy (Canberra).
‘Hypermedia for Humanists: An Introduction’, March 1994, University of Kent.
‘Multimedia and Humanities Teaching’, October 1993, ILECC Educational Computing Services Guest Lecturer, London.
‘Multimedia and the Humanities’, December 1992, University of Braga, Portugal.
‘If you build it, they will scan: Oxford University’s exploration of Community Collections’ Educause Quarterly [2009, forthcoming.]
[Joint with K. Lindsay] ‘World War One Literature’ European English Messenger 18.1 (Spring, 2009), pp. 18-21.
‘Tolkien and The Wanderer: From Translation to Adaptation’ Tolkien Studies VI (2009), pp. 189-211.
[Joint with D. O’Donnell] ‘From Manuscript to Computer’ in (ed.) G. R. Owen-Crocker’s Working with Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts (University of Exeter Press, 2009), pp. 253-284.
‘The Gates are shut: Technical and Cultural Barriers to Open Learning’ in V. Kumar and T. Liyoshi (eds.) Opening Up Education (2008, MIT Press), pp. 47-60.
‘Putting IT into the English Syllabus: a Case of Square Pegs in Round Holes?’ (2006) in M. Hanrahan & D. L. Madsen (eds.) Teaching, Technology, Textuality (Palgrave-Macmillan), pp. 57-68.
'VLEs: Who Needs Them?' Library and Information Update 1.8 (November 2002), pp. 38-40.
'C&IT in Teaching and Learning' JISC Factsheet (forthcoming, July 2002)
LTG Reports: 'E-Books: A Brief Guide' (2001), and 'VLEs/MLEs' (2001) - http://www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/ltg/reports/index.shtml
'Is Digitization Worth It?', Computers in Libraries (May 2001)
‘Forging Links: The Virtual Seminars for Teaching Literature Project’, in S. Porter and S. Sutherland (eds.) Teaching European Literature and Culture (CTI Occasional Series 3, 1999), pp. 19-23.
'Review of the World Shakespeare Bibliography on CD-ROM', The Review of English Studies 50.199 (1999), 376-78.
'Review of The Brontes: Major Authors on CD-ROM', The Review of English Studies 50.198 (1999), 251-2.
‘A Review of ‘Unreal City’: A Hypertext Guide to T. S. Eliot's The Waste Land’, Computers & Texts 13 (December, 1996), 19-20 (also appears on the CHORUS Web Site at http://www.chorus.cycor.ca/chorus.html).
‘The Internet and the Humanities Scholar’, in (eds.) C. Mullings, M. Deegan, S. Ross, S. Kenna Humanities Scholarship for the 1990s, British Library Research Report (London: Bowker-Saur, 1996).
‘An Introduction to Media Capture’ in Hypermedia at Work: Practice and Theory in Higher Education eds. W. Strang, V. B. Simpson, and D. Slater (Kent: University of Kent, 1996).
‘World War One on the World Wide Web’, Computers & Texts 10 (December, 1995), 3–5.
‘MEDIA-Active CD-ROM’ [Review], Active Learning 2 (July, 1995), 58.
‘Umberto Eco Lecture: The Future of the Book’ [Report], ALT-N 10 (June, 1995), 7.
‘The Humanities and the Internet: An Introduction’, Journal of Information Networking 2.1 (1994), 66–73.
‘Putting Poetry into Context’ in Hypermedia in the Humanities eds. M. Deegan, N. Timbrell, L. Warren (December 1992), 50–53.
‘The Global Scholar’, Computers & Texts 4 (October, 1992), 2–5.
‘Electronic Resources for the Literary Scholar’, British Association for Romantic Studies Bulletin 3 (October, 1992), 7–8.
‘Computing in Textual Studies’, Computers & Education 19 (July/August 1992), 183–192 (joint article with M. Deegan and C. Mullings).
‘HumGrad—Discussion List for Humanities Postgraduates’, Computers & Texts 3 (April 1992), 4.
‘HUMBUL—The Humanities Bulletin Board’, Computers & Texts 1 (May, 1991), 15.
Old English Coursepack – (2006 - http://www.english.heacademy.ac.uk/explore/projects/archive/technology/tech19.php).
New Tools for Creative Interpretation: An Investigative Study using Digital Video and Animation (June, 2006) - http://www.english.heacademy.ac.uk/explore/projects/archive/technology/tech16.php.
JISC Evaluation of Learning Design Tools with L. Masterman (2005) - http://www.jisc.ac.uk/uploaded_documents/LD%20Tools%20Report%20v1.1.pdf.
Reusing Learning Objects in English Literature and Language (October 2005) - http://www.english.heacademy.ac.uk/explore/projects/archive/technology/tech10.php.
JISC/NSF Digital Libraries in the Classroom Evaluation (with K. Lindsay - 2005).
JISC LAMS Practitioner Trial (jointly with L. Masterman – 2005) – http://www.jisc.ac.uk/index.cfm?name=elp_lams
JISC MLE Development Pack (2003) - http://www.jiscinfonet.ac.uk/InfoKits/creating-an-mle
OxTALENT Survey: The Use of IT in Teaching at Oxford University (February 2001) jointly authored with Dr E. Solopova and Dr F. Condron
Scoping the Future of the University of Oxford's Digital Collections (August, 1999) - final report of the nine-month study funded by the A. W. Mellon Foundation Available at - http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk/scoping/.
On-Line Teaching: Tools and Projects (JTAP Report Series, 1999) - joint report with S. Armitage, P. Groves, and C. Stephens available at http://info.ox.ac.uk/jtap/reports/teaching/
Digitising Wilfred (On-Line Tutorials and Digital Archives) (JTAP Report Series, 1998) - joint report with P. Groves, available in electronic form at http://www.jtap.ac.uk/reports/htm/jtap-027-1.html
Existing Tools and Projects for On-Line Teaching (JTAP Report Series, 1997)—joint editor with P. Groves and Chris Stephens, available in electronic form at http://info.ox.ac.uk/jtap/reports/teaching/.
A Case Study: Teaching on the World-Wide Web—Isaac Rosenberg’s ‘Break of Day in the Trenches’ (SIMA Report Series, 1996)—available in electronic form at: http://info.mcc. ac.uk/CGU/SIMA/rosenberg/toc.html
Key Concepts in Medieval Literature (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2007) with E. Solopova.
The Keys of Middle-earth (Palgrave-Macmillan, December 2005) with E. Solopova.
Electronic Collection Development: A Practical Guide (LAP 2002); 2nd ed. with F. Boyle (2004).
Digital Imaging: A Practical Handbook (Library Association Publishing, 2000).
An Introduction to Multimedia for Academic Use, edited and co-written with Marilyn Deegan and Nicola Timbrell (Oxford: OUCS, 1996).
Electronic Text—A Coursebook (Oxford: Oxford Brookes University, 1995).
2004 Guest editor – Journal of Interactive Media in Education (JIME) special issue on Shock of the Old proceedings, 2003.
1997–- Assistant Editor of Literary and Linguistic Computing (OUP)
1998 Editor of the newsletter for the Teachers of Old English in
Britain and Ireland society.
1994– Victorian Periodicals Hypertext Project —first in an Occasional series
by the CTI Centre, co-edited with L. Hughes.
1996 Humanities Computing in Oxford (newsletter)—News-sheet for the
Centre for Humanities Computing. Three issues per year.
1992 Computers & Education special edition—joint editor with J. Darby,
R. Gladwin, J. Rafferty, and F. Rowland.
1991 The STELLA Symposium —joint editor with J. Anderson.
1994 CTI Centre for Textual Studies newsletter Computers & Texts.
1991–1994 CTI Centre for Textual Studies Resources Guide—three editions,
joint editor with M. Deegan (1991); M. Deegan and C. Davis (1992);
L. Hughes (1994).
1991—1994 Production Assistant on the British Association for Romantic
2006 - Advisory Board member for International Electronic Editions of the
works of ģlfric of Eynsham (led by Biola University)
2002 Authored on-line course 'Poets of WW1' for the Alliance
for Lifelong Learning (Oxford, Yale, Stanford)
2000 Authored 'Internet for English' as part of the RDN
Virtual Training Suite.
1998 Supervised and contributed to publication of four web-based tutorials
to teach literature. Contributed to digitization and SGML-encoding
of Wilfred Owen Archive (part of JTAP 'Virtual Seminars' Project)
1995 Edited and Published World-Wide Web tutorial to teach First World
War Poetry (mentioned in The Guardian [21/9/95] and
The Times [27/9/95]). Expanded to 4 tutorials, 1/10/97.
1995 Editor of the Centre for Humanities Computing World-Wide Web
1994– Editor of MULTIMEDIA-L, discussion list on multimedia
development within Oxford University.
1991–1993 Editor of the electronic bulletin board HUMBUL (the Humanities Bulletin Board).
1992–1996 Joint Editor of HumGrad, a discussion list for Humanities
interview re launch of Great War Archive (BBC Radio Oxford, Gloucester, etc)
April 2007 Interviewed for The Radio Café, BBC Radio Scotland on new J. R. R.
September Interviewed for The Radio Café, BBC Radio Scotland on J. R. R.
1999 Interviewed for Ariadne
1997 Interviewed (twice) for Radio Oxygen FM.
1996 Interviewed for the BBC World Service's programme on the
October 1995 Interviewed for BBC Radio 4's The Network; Interviewed for the
Interface section of The Times.