Archie Dick (co-applicant) is Head of Department and Professor in the Department of Information Science at the University of Pretoria. He previously taught at the University of the Western Cape, and the University of South. From 2009 to 2011 he was the Deputy Chairperson of the International Federation of Library Association’s committee of Freedom of Access to Information and Freedom of Expression, and he was the Chairperson of the National Council of Library and Information Services (NCLIS) in South Africa from 2012 to 2014. He has been a Visiting Professor at Wayne State University and the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, and an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Centre for the History of Print and Digital Culture. His most recent book is The Hidden History of South Africa's Book and Reading Cultures (University of Toronto Press, 2013).