Peter Brantley

Executive Director at Digital Library Federation

1707 L Street Ste 650, Washington, D.C., District of Columbia, United States
Digital Library Federation
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Last Updated 6/16/2017

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Employment History

Director of Online Strategy  - University of California , Davis

Director  - Internet Society



B.A.  - sociology , Trinity University

M.A.  - sociology , Stony Brook University


Founder  - Open Book Alliance

Program Subcommittee Member  - Bay Area Book Festival

Program Committee  - O'Reilly

Member of the Executive Leadership Team  - National Information Standards Organization

Advisory Board Member  - FiledBy Inc

Co-Founder  - OBA

Co-founder  - EPISODE 1168 Stories Open Book Alliance

Member, Publications Committee  - AGUS Inc

Board Member  - IPDF

Board Member  - International Digital Publishing Forum

Web References  

DLF Fall Forum 2004: Baltimore

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