Next Library Advisory board
Honorary Member of Next Library® Advisory Board
Affiliate Instructor at University of Washington Information School, USA
former director of Citizens’ Services & Libraries, City of Aarhus
Merryl and James Tisch Director of The New York Public Library
New York, USA
University Librarian of
the National University of Lesotho, Roma.
co-founder, Principal Research Scientist, and Director
Technology & Social Change Group (TASCHA), University of Washington Information School
President of the Spanish Federation of Societies of Archivist, Librarians, Documentalists and Museology (FESABID)
Diputació de Barcelona
John S. Bracken
Executive Director, DPLA, Digital Public Library of Amerika
former Vice President, Knight Foundation, Media Innovation, Florida, USA
Director of Digital Learning, MIT Media Lab
Public Library Innovation Programme Manager
EIFL – Electronic Information for Libraries
Ton van Vlimmeren
President of EBLIDA – European Bureau of Library, Information and Documentation Associations
State Librarian and Chief Executive Officer
State Library of Queensland, Brisbane
Chairman / Management director,
Zentral- und Landesbibliothek Berlin
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