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Paul Wheatley

Paul Wheatley

Digital Preservation Manager,
The British Library

Paul Wheatley is Digital Preservation Manager at the British Library.

Paul Wheatley is a specialist in digital preservation and works for the British Library. He is educated in Computer Science and has previously worked as a technology journalist and software developer. Paul has since played a leading role in various collaborative digital preservation developments at the University of Leeds. He has worked on the seminal Cedars and Camileon projects, the latter gaining international recognition for its role in rescuing the BBC Domesday system using emulation technology.

Paul is currently the Digital Preservation Manager in the eIS Directorate of the British Library, and is a member of the team responsible for ensuring the longevity of the BL's digital collections. He has continued to be heavily involved in national and international digital preservation projects, playing a leading role in the JISC funded LIFE work and in the EU focused Planets Project..

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LIFE (Life Cycle Information for E-Literature) is a funded by the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) and Research Information Network (RIN) and is a collaboration between University College London (UCL) and the British Library