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Jim Safley

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Jim Safley

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Jim Safley

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Position(s) at CHNM

Research Assistant
Online History Associate
Web Programmer
Digital Archivist
Metadata Specialist

Began at CHNM


Where are they now?

Fairfax, VA

Current Position

Web Programmer
Digital Archivist

Biographical Text

Jim Safley is Software Developer and Metadata Specialist for the Center. He received his undergraduate degree in history at GMU and is currently working towards his master's degree in American history. Beginning his archiving career in 1999 at the National Archives and Records Administration, Jim moved through several related positions, including records manager at Phi Beta Kappa national headquarters and archivist assistant at GMU's Special Collections and Archives. Arriving at CHNM in 2002, Safley applied his traditional archiving experience to his work in digital archiving, web programming, and database administration. His interests include metadata standards, database design, web technologies, progressive history and history of technology. You can learn more about Jim by visiting his website: http://jimsafley.com.




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