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William LeFurgy

ORG Library of Congress Title BIO William LeFurgy is a Digital Initiative Project Manager for the Library of Congress National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program (NDIIPP). He oversees the NDIIPP Program Management Office and manages collaborations among multiple communities, including memory organizations, government agencies, private corporations, and professional associations. He also oversees analysis in areas such as risk, value, and economic sustainability in connection with digital information and its stewardship. Prior to joining LC in 2002, LeFurgy served as Deputy Director of Modern Records Programs with the National Archives and Records Administration. He worked for the National Archives over the course of 12 years in areas such as digital information preservation and access, records appraisal, and records management. He worked extensively with many federal agencies in developing strategies for the long-term management of permanent records, particularly those in electronic form. LeFurgy received his Master of Arts in history and Master of Library Science degrees from the University of Maryland, College Park, and his Bachelor of Arts degree from McGill University. He has published numerous articles and many presentations to professional associations regarding digital preservation and stewardship of electronic information assets.