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PAUL CONWAY

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Paul Conway joined the executive management group of the Duke University Libraries in August 2001. Paul provides leadership for all of the libraries' technology programs and services and represents library technology interests on the Duke campus and in regional, national, and international organizations. His particular focus is the development of the Digital Library @ Duke as a comprehensive program of services and tools for the provision and preservation of digital resources for the Duke University community.

Prior to coming to Duke, Paul headed the Preservation Department at Yale University Library for nine years. Among his responsibilities at Yale, he chaired the Library Management Council, twice served as interim head of the Acquisitions Department, and provided staff support for university facilities planning committees. At Yale, Paul managed several digital research and development projects, including Project Open Book; a planning project exploring the complexities of guaranteeing long-term access to e-journal content produced by commercial publishers; and an exploration of the potential value of e-book content to library course reserve programs.

Paul Conway began his professional career in 1977 as an archivist on the staff of the Gerald R. Ford Library. From 1988 to 1992 served successively as the Preservation Program Officer for the Society of American Archivists and as an Archives Specialist at the National Archives and Records Administration, where he conducted a study of research use of archives and a review of how government agencies implement digital imaging technology. He has a Masters Degree in History and a Ph.D. in Information and Library Studies, both from the University of Michigan. Paul is widely published on preservation and archives administration. Most recently, his writing has focused on the challenges of preserving library resources in digital form.

Prior to coming to Yale, Paul conducted research for three years at the National Archives and Records Administration, including a study of research use of archives and a review of how government agencies implement digital imaging technology. He began his professional career in 1977 as an archivist on the staff of the Gerald R. Ford Library. From 1988 to 1989 he was the Preservation Program Officer of hte society of American Archivists. He has a Masters Degree in History and a Ph.D. in Information and Library Studies, both from the University of Michigan. Paul is widely published on preservation and archives administration. Most recently, his writing has focused on the challenges of preserving library resources in digital form.


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