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Eric F. Van de Velde

Eric is a strategic technology consultant specializing in the application of new technologies in academic computing and library services.

Prior to this, Eric was the Director of Library Information Technology and a Senior Research Associate in Applied Mathematics at the California Institute of Technology. Eric holds a computer science degree from the K. U. Leuven (Belgium) and a Ph. D. in Mathematics from the Courant Institute, New York University, NY. He chaired the OpenURL standardization committee, which developed the OpenURL ANSI standard. He is the author of many papers in scientific computing, library technology, and the graduate textbook "Concurrent Scientific Computing", published by Springer-Verlag. Eric is chair of the NDLTD Membership Committee.

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