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ECURE 2001 October 9-11 Speakers

[photo of William E. Savage]

Bill Savage
UMI Dissertations Publishing
Bell & Howell Information and Learning
Electronic Submission, Delivery, and Storage of Electronic Theses and Dissertations at UMI


William E. Savage received his bachelor’s degree from Arizona State University in 1970, a master’s degree from the University of Hawaii in 1972 and a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan in 1985. His field of specialization is the origin and early years of Chinese philosophy. He has published journal articles and an extended monographic translation in this area.

His first position at UMI was Product Development Manager for UMI Research Collections. Identifying collections of primary research materials for microfilming and distribution, he was responsible for the production of over a dozen microform and electronic collections including The Alternative Press Collection, The Echols Collection: Selections on the Vietnam War, The Hartlib Papers, Quaker Women’s Tracts, and Regimental Histories of the American Civil War.

He assumed his present position, Director, UMI Dissertations Publishing, in 1992. He was part of the team that developed UMI’s ProQuest Digital Dissertations publishing program and is responsible for future development of the program.