Monte Shelley received his PhD in instructional psychology from BYU. He has been an assistant professor of instructional science and of linguistics with various teaching and committee assignments. He has worked at the Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory and in various administrative assignments at BYU. Much of his professional focus has been to help develop software and prepare electronic texts for members and scholars who want to search, study, and understand the scriptures and other important texts. He has served on various Church electronic scripture committees. He is currently director of the Research Technology Group in the Maxwell Institute. This department is responsible for the development of text retrieval and analysis software (i.e., WordCruncher or LDS View) and for preparing electronic WordCruncher texts (e.g., DSSEL, Syriac Corpus, JST, LDS scriptures in many languages, Webster’s 1844 dictionary).