Peter B. HirtleAssistant Director
Cornell Institute for Digital Collections
2B Kroch Library
Peter B. Hirtle is Assistant 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. 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 MA in History and an MLS 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 its governing Council. He also was a member of the Commission on Preservation and Access/Research Library Group's Task Force on Digital Archiving.
Peter B. presented Images for the Web: Managing Digital Access Projects