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David Alsmeyer manages BT's (formerly British Telecom's) library, information and translation services, which provides technical library and information services and a full translation and interpreting service to people throughout the BT Group.
Maria Bonn is the Director of the Scholarly Publishing Office, University of Michigan.
Mary M. Case is Director of the Office of Scholarly Communication of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL). The Office of Scholarly Communication undertakes activities to understand and influence the forces affecting the production, dissemination, and use of scholarly information.
Robert Gazzale is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Williams College, Massachussetts. He was a member of the PEAK research team while a Ph.D. student at the University of Michigan.
Kevin M. Guthrie is the president of JSTOR, an independent not-for-profit organization established to help the scholarly community take advantage of advances in information technology. He is the author of The New-York Historical Society: Lessons from One Nonprofit's Long Struggle for Survival, published by Jossey-Bass Publishers in January 1996.
Leah Halliday obtained her Ph.D. at the Department of Information Science, Loughborough University, where she studied economic models digital journals. She currently is the SUNCAT project manager in the Edinburgh University Data Library.
Karen Hunter is Senior Vice President of Elsevier Science. With Elsevier since 1976, she has concentrated for several years on strategic planning and the electronic delivery of journal information. She was responsible for the TULIP experiment (1991-1995) in networked journal delivery at 9 universities and for the design and start-up of ScienceDirect, Elsevier Science's Web journals service.
Paul Kantor is Professor in the Department of Library and Information Science of the School of Communication, Information and Library Studies at Rutgers University, where he also directs the Rutgers Distributed Laboratory for Digital Libraries, and the Alexandria Project Laboratory for study of the library function.
Donald W. King is a research professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Information Sciences. He has spent 40 years evaluating information systems and describing the communication environment.
Bruce R. Kingma is Associate Dean and Associate Professor in the School of Information Studies, Syracuse University. He has authored two books and numerous refereed articles on the economics of scholarly information.
Thomas Krichel is an assistant professor at the Palmer School of Library and Information Science, Long Island University. In 1993 he founded NetEc, a consortium of Internet projects for academic economists. In 1997, he founded the RePEc dataset to document economics.
Wendy Pradt Lougee is the University of Minnesota Librarian and holds the McKnight Presidential Professorship. She was the Project Director for the PEAK project, at which time she was the Associate Director, University Library for Digital Library Services at the University of Michigan.
Jeffrey K. MacKie-Mason is the Arthur W. Burks Professor of Information and Computer Science, and a Professor of Economics and Public Policy at the University of Michigan. He was the Research Director for the PEAK project.
Carol A. Mandel is Dean of Libraries at New York University and Publisher, New York University Press. During the period of this study, she was Deputy University Librarian at Columbia University.
Mark J. McCabe is an assistant professor in the School of Economics at Georgia Institute of Technology. Prior to this appointment, he was an economist in the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice for seven years, where he analyzed mergers and other competitive strategies in a number of industries.
Dr. Carol Montgomery is currently Dean of Libraries at Drexel University. She was formerly Director of the Institute for Academic Informatics and Associate Provost at Allegheny University of the Health Sciences. She is the co-author of several books.
Andrew Odlyzko is the Director of the Digital Technology Center, holds an ADC Telecommunications Professorship, is a professor of mathematics, and is an Assistant Vice President for Research at the University of Minnesota.
Charles Oppenheim has been Professor of Information Science at the Department of Information Science, Loughborough University, since 1998. In addition to other academic positions, he has held business development positions with the electronic publishing companies Pergamon Infoline, Derwent Publications and Reuters.
Hannelore B. Rader has been University Librarian and Dean of Libraries at the University of Louisville since 1997. Her more than 70 publications have focused on information literacy and library administration. She was named 1999 ACRL Academic and Research Librarian of the Year.
Dr. Juan Riveros is a consultant with Nathan Associates, Inc., where he performs analyses of competition in various industries. At the time of this project he was a Ph.D. candidate in economics at the University of Michigan, and a member of the PEAK research team.
Michael Spinella is the Executive Director of JSTOR. Previously, he was the Director of Membership and Meetings at the American Association for the Advancement of Science since 1990.
Mary Summerfield is an independent consultant in the information industry based in Oak Park, IL. During the period of this study, she was a Project Director at Columbia University with primary responsibility for the Online Books Evaluation Study.
Carol Tenopir is a Professor at the School of Information Sciences, University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Dr. Tenopir is the author of over 200 articles and five books.