Dr Dale Peters

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Dr. Dale Peters is Scientific Technical Manager of the DRIVER project, based at the University Library Göttingen, and directly responsible for the collaboration between DRIVER partners across Europe to extend scholarly communication to the global community. Previously Dale Peters provided leadership to DISA: Digital Innovation South Africa, in the collaborative development of digital library services across multiple remote institutions through a central digital library infrastructure.

She is a leading authority in the use of digital technologies in higher education in the southern African region, and plays an active role in the planning, development and management of scholarly digital resources, to inform and implement developing national policy strategies and practical guidelines in support of digital library development. 

Dale Peters has consulted widely for UNESCO, the International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA), and the World Digital Library at the Library of Congress, participating in regional and international initiatives aimed at the development of digital repositories in support of emerging paradigms of electronic scholarship.