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Hirtle, Peter B.

Senior Policy Advisor
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Peter Hirtle is Senior Policy Advisor to the Cornell University Library with a special mandate to address intellectual property issues.  In 2013-2014, he is also a Research Fellow in the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University.  Previously at Cornell, Hirtle served as Director of the Cornell Institute for Digital Collections and as the Associate Editor of D-Lib Magazine.  He is an archivist by training with an MA in History from Johns Hopkins and an MLS with a concentration in archival science from the University of Maryland.  Hirtle is a Fellow and Past President of the Society of American Archivists and is a member of its Working Group on Intellectual Property.  He was a member of the Commission on Preservation and Access/Research Library Group's Task Force on Digital Archiving and the Copyright Office’s Section 108 Study Group, and is a contributing author to the LibraryLaw.com blog.

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