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William G. LeFurgy

William G. LeFurgy is Digital Initiative Project Manager for the Library of Congress, National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program. He leads the Preserving State Government Information initiative, which works with 23 states to preserve geospatial information, state legislative records, and other materials of long term value. He also manages several other NDIIPP projects that work with a variety of domestic and international partners.

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 given many presentations regarding stewardship of electronic information.

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