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Kate Zwaard

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Kate Zwaard is the Chief of National Digital Initiatives at the Library of Congress, where she is leading Library-wide crowdsourcing efforts, exploring how to leverage computation to develop new knowledge from the collections, and enabling play on digital platforms. She was previously a software developer managing the Repository Development Center, a team that builds tools for the Library to manage and display collections. Before she came to the Library, she led the work to conceptualize and develop the system to preserve congressional and regulatory information at the Government Publishing Office.