Digital Archivist, NDIIPP, Office of Strategic Initiatives
Library of Congress

Trevor Owens is a Digital Archivist with the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program (NDIIPP) in the Office of Strategic Initiatives at the Library of Congress. At the Library of Congress, he works on the open source Viewshare cultural heritage collection visualization tool, as a member of the communications team, and as the co-chair for the National Digital Stewardship Alliance’s Infrastructure working group. Before joining the Library of Congress he was the community lead for the Zotero project at the Center for History and New Media and before that managed outreach for the Games, Learning, and Society Conference.

Trevor is also finishing a PhD in social science research methods and educational technology in the Graduate School of Education at George Mason University. Trevor’s research focuses on learning and knowledge in online communities, video games and culture, and software tools for humanities scholarship. He is also a violinist. He likes to read graphic novels. Trevor lives Burke Virginia with his wife Marjee Chmiel and their dogs Bowser and Zelda.