About

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Tim Walsh (pronouns: they/them) is a digital preservationist, archivist, and software developer based in Montreal with experience at institutions such as Concordia University, the Canadian Centre for Architecture, Harvard Business School, and Tufts University. They are a recipient of a 2019 NDSA Individual Innovation Award and were a 2018 Summer Fellow at the Library Innovation Lab at Harvard University. Tim is the maintainer of several free and open source software projects that support digital preservation and curation activities, including Brunnhilde, Bulk Reviewer, and METSFlask.

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Some of my areas of interest and expertise include:

  • Digital architecture and design records
  • Management of sensitive information in digital archives
  • Environmental sustainability of digital preservation
  • Digital preservation repository system planning and design
  • Archivematica
  • BitCurator
  • Digital forensics and digital processing workflows
  • Scripting and automation
  • Web archiving

Interviews, mentions of my work, and examples of my software in use include: