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Dr. Trevor James Bond is the Co-Director of the Center for Digital Scholarship and Curation and the Associate Dean for Digital Initiatives and Special Collections at the Washington State University Libraries.

Trevor Bond received his Master's in Library and Information Science (MLIS, 1998) with a specialization in Archives and Preservation Management and a Masters in Ancient History (MA, 1994) at UCLA. In 2009, he was promoted to the rank of Librarian IV/Professor. He completed his Ph.D. at WSU in the Department of History in 2017. His dissertation is titled, “Why should we have to buy our own things back?” The struggle over the Spalding-Allen Collection.

Trevor regularly collaborates with colleagues in English, Fine Arts, and History to introduce archival research and print history into undergraduate and graduate courses. In 2007, he co-taught with Dr. Todd Butler a seminar From Manuscript to E-Book Studies in Print Culture and in 2009 collaborated on a Digital Archives seminar with Dr. Rob McCoy. He has collaborated with regional colleagues on numerous grants to create a series of digital collections at WSU and as part of a team to develop the Northwest Digital Archives (NWDA) a web searchable EAD/XML database funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities that allows users to search finding aids for thousands of collections from research institutions in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Alaska and Montana. He has presented widely at professional conferences and published articles on collecting and enhancing access to special collections. His article "Streaming Audio from African-American oral history collections" was selected as the outstanding paper, 2005 journal OCLC Systems & Services International Digital Library Perspectives and he was the recipient of the 2011 Eric Bell Learning Communities Excellence Award and the 2014 Student Entertainment Board Arts Excellence Award at Washington State University.

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