Jacob Nadal

Jacob Nadal is the Director for Preservation at the Library of Congress, where he manages the Directorate’s four Divisions, serves on the US Cultural Heritage Coordinating Committee, and provides leadership for the Library’s care of the national collections. Before joining the Library of Congress, he served in leadership roles for the Research Collections and Preservation Consortium (ReCAP), Brooklyn Historical Society, UCLA, New York Public Library, and Indiana University, where he received his Master’s Degree in Library Science. His work has involved large-scale cooperative programs to share and preserve research materials, and to promote cultural diplomacy through documentary heritage preservation.

Courses Taught: Preservation Stewardship and Administration, 2024