Jefferson Bailey

FORCE11 Member since August 4, 2018

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Biography

Jefferson Bailey is Director of Web Archiving & Data Services at Internet Archive. Jefferson joined Internet Archive in Summer 2014 and manages Internet Archive’s web archiving services including Archive-It, used by over 600 institutions to preserve the web. He also oversees web archiving and data services for national libraries and open knowledge organizations around the world. He works closely with partner institutions on collaborative open-source technology development, digital preservation, data services, and other programs. He is Primary Investigator on multiple grants focused on systems interoperability, community building, data-driven research services, and data stewardship 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 Chair of the International Internet Preservation Consortium. He has an MLIS in Archives from University of Pittsburgh and a BA in English from Oberlin College.