Peter Brantley

Ellen Harvey is a freelance writer and editor who covers the latest technologies and strategies reshaping the publishing landscape. She previously served as the Senior Editor at Publishing Executive and Book Business.

At Books in Browsers, the annual conference produced by Peter Brantley, you hear the phrase "networked book" quite a bit. In its most reachy potential, the "networked book" is an exhilarating concept of information existing in its most connected state - whatever that state might be. No longer a thing but an experience. No longer a page-turner but a data driver.

Joe Wikert, formerly with O'Reilly Media, Wiley, and Macmillan, is watching his second anniversary arrive as director of strategy and business development with Olive Software.

Washington, D.C.-Leading library visionaries and experts discuss trends in digital content technology and the current state of library ebook lending in "Digital Discoveries," a new digital supplement from American Libraries magazine.

"There is some reason for optimism," said Alan S. Inouye, guest editor of the digital supplement and director of the American Library Association's (ALA) Office for Information Technology Policy (OITP). "However, there remain many formidable challenges and exciting opportunities for libraries within the digital content realm in the coming years."

Founder of Just-Launched Authors Alliance Talks to PW (Publishers Weekly) PW contributing editor Peter Brantley recently caught up with Pamela Samuelson to talk more about the Authors Alliance. *** Mozilla to Bake-In DRM in Next Version of Firefox (The Digital Reader) Earlier today Mozilla acquiesced to a market reality which ebook retailers have known for […]

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A book is a book is a book—is it not?  Not in the hall at the former Church of Christ, Scientist, now turned into the magnificent home of the Internet Archive on Funston Avenue at the edge of the Presidio in San Francisco. The Archive, established in 1996 with the goal of offering permanent access to records that exist in digital format, is the venue for the annual Books in Browsers conference, which took place on October 24th and 25th. This reporter attended this year for the first time, and had her mind blown.

Peter Brantley, Director of Scholarly Communications at the not-for-profit startup, is lined up to speak at the Publishing Business Conference & Expo on September 23rd. Brantley has previously worked in digital book distribution through the BookServer Project at the Internet Archive and actively supports developers and designers to create new storytelling platforms through the Books in Browsers conference. We’re excited to showcase Peter’s digital publishing expertise at the conference this year. His session, “Annotating the World’s Knowledge,” will delve into the latest applications that streamline annotation technology in academic publishing.

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