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Institute for Digital Collections
2B Kroch Library
Peter B. Hirtle is Co-Director of the Cornell Institute for Digital Collections (CIDC). CIDC is responsible for developing digital resources, supporting their use campus-wide, and conducting applied research that advances the production and utility of such resources. As part of his duties, Hirtle served as co-project manager for Cornell's Museum Online project. He is also Associate Editor of D-Lib Magazine, a leading resource on digital library research. Prior to his arrival at Cornell, Hirtle worked at the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), first for the Technology Research Staff and then as coordinator of electronic public access for the agency. He has also served as curator of modern manuscripts at the National Library of Medicine. Hirtle has an M.A. in History and an M.L.S. with a concentration in archival science. He has served on several of the units sponsored by the Society of American Archivists, and is currently a member of the RLG/DLF Task Force on Policy and Practice for the Long-Term Retention of Digital Materials and the NINCH Working Group on Best Practices.
Peter will teach Managing Digital Access Projects