The Ann C. Pingree Director, The Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum
D. Sidney Berger is The Ann C. Pingree Director of the Phillips Library at the Peabody Essex Museum and adjunct professor at Simmons College (Communications Department and SLIS) and at the University of Illinois, Champaign/Urbana (SLIS). He has spoken and published widely on books, book history, paper, literature, library security, and a host of other topics. He and his wife, Michèle Cloonan, are the proprietors of The Doe Press, and they have a large collection of decorated papers. He has worked on an international thesaurus of paper terminology for a consortium of European libraries wishing to acquire a controlled vocabulary to catalog their paper collections.