Jeffery A. Triggs Bio

A life-long resident of New Jersey, Jeffery Triggs received a Ph. D. from Rutgers in 1986, where he taught English from 1978 to 1987. From 1989 to 1999 he was the director of the Oxford English Dictionary's North American Reading Program. Beginning in 1994, he created the original OED Online prototypes. From 1999 through 2001, he worked at AT&T Labs with the DjVu group and was responsible for the original website. From 2002 till 2021 he worked for the Rutgers University Libraries on digital library projects. He resides presently in Madison, New Jersey, with his wife Sara. They have two children, Charlotte Elena and Jeffery David, and three grandchildren, Tatjana, Ofelia, and Indira.

As the founder of Global Language Resources in 1999, he created or has been the technical lead in a number of websites including but not limited to:

The Century Dictionary Online
DjVu Editions
Jamieson's Dictionary Online
Pittville History Works

He is the author of a book of selected poems, Found Music (HTML), and a book of selected critical essays, Mirrors for Mankind: Readings in Art, Film, and Literature (HTML). His ORCID ID is ORCID ID: 0000-0003-1481-3945. His profile is here. Articles in SOAR: Scholarly Open Access at Rutgers can be found here. A listing of his online writings hosted on this server in various formats can be found here.