Cathy Marshall

Cathy Marshall is an Architect at Microsoft Corporation and an active participant in the international Hypertext, Digital Library, and WWW research communities. Her research lies in the disciplinary interstices of computer science, social science, and the arts. She was a long-time member of the research staff at Xerox PARC, an affiliate of the Center for the Study of Digital Libraries at Texas A&M University, and an Electronic Literature Organization board member. Since 1983, Cathy has been working on computer support for intellectual work from the multiple perspectives of designer, theorist, self-styled ethnographer, and writer. Her current work investigates the use of mobile pen-based computers to support reading, research, and annotation. Her homepage is


This speaker will moderate the Tools for Cross-Fertilization and Interactivity panel.