Eric has been working for 25 years as a librarian in public heritage libraries, specializing in book history and digitization. Currently, he is the librarian of the Imprimerie Nationale’s heritage library at the Atelier du livre d’art et de l’estampe in Douai.
Eric writes a personal research blog on wood type manufacturers in French-speaking territories. He is also building a digital library on this topic and has a small collection of antique wood type specimens. This collection has been digitized and shared on Eric’s flickr and the Internet archive (in progress).