BENJAMIN KNYSAK pursued studies at the Peabody Conservatory, Johns Hopkins University, and the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign where he held the Lawrence King Fellowship. Between and , he taught in the Musicology Department of Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. Since joining RIPM in , he has worked on the creation of RIPM’s various digital and full text projects, including the RIPM Retrospective Index with Full Text, the e-Library of Music Periodicals, the Preservation Series, and RIPM Jazz Periodicals. He has given papers and presentations at congresses of the International Musicological Society (IMS), American Musicological Society (AMS), and International Association of Music Libraries, Archives, and Documentation Centres (IAML), the Music Library Association (MLA) and in many other musicological and librarianship conferences. Co-editor of the volume Musical History as Seen Through Contemporary Eyes: Essays in Honor of H. Robert Cohen (Vienna: Hollitzer, 2021), with Z. Blažeković, his articles have appeared in Notes and Fontes artis musicae. He is also the author of five RIPM volumes treating journals published in the United States and Great Britain. His research interests focus on the historic musical press, music bibliography, information technology, music in immigrant communities in the United States and musical historiography.