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Michele Weigle is a professor of computer science at Old Dominion University, where she co-leads the Web Science and Digital Libraries (WS-DL) research group. Her research interests include include web science, digital preservation, and information visualization. Her research in web archiving includes developing tools for personal web archiving, improving access to web archives for general users and researchers, and applying information visualization to web archives. Her current work is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the National Science Foundation, and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.