Sam Meister

Sam Meister is a Digital Archivist and Assistant Professor in the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library at the University of Montana where he is responsible for developing and implementing workflows and infrastructure to manage and provide long-term access to born-digital materials, as well as leading library-wide digital preservation efforts. Previously, he worked as an Archival Consultant on a Library of Congress funded project to collect and preserve the records of failed Dot Com businesses. Sam has taught workshops on managing digital content as part of the Library of Congress Digital Preservation Outreach and Education program.

Sam holds a Master of Library and Information Science degree from San Jose State University, where he completed a thesis on “Recordkeeping in Small Nonprofit Organizations”. He is passionate about developing workflows, and is excited about growing vegetables in his backyard this summer.