Strategic Initiatives Manager, Metropolitan New York Library Council
Strategic Initiatives Manager at Metropolitan New York Library Council. Formerly a Fellow in Digital Preservation at the Library of Congress, worked on digital projects at Brooklyn Public Library and Frick Art Reference Library, and did archival work at NARA, NASA, and The New York Times.
Interests = digital stuff in libraries/archives/museums, digital preservation, DH. (says Twitter) Also interested both in how librarians/archivists can support DH work within the academy and
PI on $500K IMLS grant, National Digital Stewardship Residency NYC, placing post-Master’s LIS & affiliated-degree students in funded residencies in NYC cultural heritage institutions working on digital stewardship projects.
Working, with NYPL & NYU, on a multi-institutional, collaborative linked open data project aggregating NYC history related collection metadata from LAMs across the city to build a research portal based on LOD principles.
Manage Innovative Internship & Open Data Fellowship programs funding grad student work on digital & open data projects within NYC LAMs.
Program training, workshops, special events for the LAM community, many of relevance to the DH crowd.
jeffersonbailey at gmail dot com