Electronic Records Archivist
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Lynda Schmitz Fuhrig is the electronic records archivist at the Smithsonian Institution Archives. She is responsible for the curation and preservation of born-digital records created by the Smithsonian's many museums and offices. This includes email collections, databases, images, text files, and web and social media sites.rnrnShe was project archivist for the Collaborative Electronic Records Project -- a three-year email preservation project that developed tools and processes to save email messages and attachments at the account level.
She has taught both email preservation and web archiving courses for the Society of American Archivists.