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Welcome to Kam Woods' web site.

I am a Research Scientist and Adjunct Faculty member in the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. My research interests include long-term digital preservation, private and sensitive data analysis and redaction, and the application of digital forensics tools and techniques to archival and preservation data management. (Read full bio.)

I'm on the market! Download my Curriculum Vitae (CV). (Last updated: June 18, 2015)

You can contact me by following the link to my contact page. Or, follow me and send me a direct message on Twitter. You can also find contact information on the UNC SILS People page.

Recent Presentations and Events

A full list of past presentations (including media and links) can be found on my Presentations page. Below are some recent events that I've participated in or given presentations at. If slides are available, I usually post them; if you don't see what you're looking for, please send me an email!

Recent Publications

Visit my complete Publications page. A selection of recent conference, journal, and other publications can be found below.

The documents distributed here are self-archived as a means to ensure timely dissemination of scholarly and technical work on a noncommercial basis. Copyright and all rights therein are maintained by the publishers and/or the authors, notwithstanding that they have offered their works here electronically. Versions provided here may be draft preprints of published papers; the published versions should be considered definitive. See also my Google Scholar profile, DBLP, CiteSeer, ACM.

Conference and Journal Papers
White Papers and Technical Publications

Current Research

You can find an overview of my research interests on my Research page.


Courses taught as adjunct and/or co-instructor at UNC SILS.

  • Spring 2014 - INLS 465 - IT for Digital Collections
  • Fall 2013 - INLS 690 - Digital Forensics for Archives (with Cal Lee)
  • Spring 2011 - INLS 465 - Information Technology for Digital Collections (with Cal Lee)
  • Spring 2011 - INLS 525 - Electronic Records Management (with Cal Lee)

You can also see a complete list of courses I have taught.

Interviews, Live Events, and 'Cast Presentations

  • Interview for The Signal (Library of Congress Digital Preservation Blog) The Signal link
  • BitCurator Access talk at CurateGEAR 2015 YouTube link
  • BitCurator Promo for UNC School of Information and Library Science YouTube link
  • PDA 2011: Forenics, Privacy, and Archiving Presentation Link

Past Research and Projects

Find Me Online

Useful Resources

Contact Information

Please note that I have removed my office contact due to the high volume of unsolicited calls. The fastest way to contact me is by email or Twitter PM; I can provide a cell contact on request.

  • Office: Manning Hall Room 213c (inside the iBiblio office pod)
  • 919-966-**** (Office - See SILS department website for main office number)
  • 919-962-8071 (Department Fax)