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Mr Jefferson Bailey

Member since: 11/16/2016 - 06:03
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Web Archiving and Data Preservation
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Internet Archive
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San Francisco
United States

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Jefferson Bailey is Director, Web Archiving at Internet Archive. Jefferson joined Internet Archive in Summer 2014 and manages Internet Archive's web archiving services including Archive-It, used by over 450 institutions to preserve the web. He also oversees contract domain-scale web archiving services for national libraries and archives around the world. He works closely with partner institutions on collaborative archiving technology development, digital preservation, data research services, educational partnerships, and other programs. He is PI on multiple grants focused on systems interoperability, data-driven research use of web archives, and digital preservation initiatives. Prior to Internet Archive, he worked on strategic initiatives, digital collections, and digital preservation at institutions such as Metropolitan New York Library Council, Library of Congress, Brooklyn Public Library, and Frick Art Reference Library and has worked in the archives at NARA, NASA, and Atlantic Records. He is currently Vice Chair of the International Internet Preservation Consortium.

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