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William Kilbride, executive director of the UK-based Digital Preservation Coalition, talks with the Library of Congress’s Mike Ashenfelder about data management and digital preservation in the UK. Kilbride shares his experiences of working with the Archaeological Data Service, Glasgow Museums and the DPC, and talks about the DPC’s work with digital preservation advocacy, outreach, training and communication.
William Kilbride earned a doctorate in archaeology from the University of Glasgow. Prior to joining the Digital Preservation Coalition he was assistant director of the Archaeology Data Service and later research manager for Glasgow Museums, where he supported the curation of digital images, sound recordings and digital art.
About Digital Preservation
The mission of the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program is to develop a national strategy to collect, preserve and make available significant digital content for current and future generations. Collaboration and shared ideas are essential to the success of all digital preservation institutions. These podcasts are conversations with digital preservation leaders.