Founding Member

                Project Director

About Bergis

Bergis Jules is an archivist who is interested in developing solutions that can grow capacity and achieve long term sustainability in community-based cultural heritage organizations that focus on documenting the lives of marginalized and oppressed people. He is also passionate about incorporating ethics into how we collect and preserve digital content from the web and social media about people that are most vulnerable to harm in those spaces. He is a co-founder and project director for Documenting the Now, which seeks to develop digital tools and best practices that support the ethical collection, preservation, and use of web and social media content.  He received a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science with a Specialization in Archives and Records Management and a Master’s degree in African American and African Diaspora Studies from Indiana University. He is a PhD candidate in the History Department at the University of California, Riverside. Bergis uses he/him pronouns.