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Tuesday, October 24 • 2:00pm - 2:55pm
#t5a: Government Records and Data Transparency in the Digital Age: Describing the Problem, Imagining Solutions

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Government Records and Data Transparency in the Digital Age: Describing the Problem, Imagining Solutions
Rachel Mattson(1),(2), Emily Knox (4),(8), Britt Paris (3),(5), Shari Laster (6),(7)
Organization(s): 1: XFR Collective; 2: DLF, Governent Records Transparency and Accountability Interest Group; 3: UCLA; 4: University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign; 5: Police-Involved Homicide Data Project; 6: University of California, Santa Barbara; 7: Preservation of Electronic Government Information (PEGI) project; 8: Mapping Information Access
How can information professionals support a broader culture of records transparency in a digital age? This session seeks to contribute to ongoing conversations by bringing together practitioners and scholars who have identified a specific threat to the public availability of government records/data, and devised a solution to address it.

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Emily Knox

Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Shari Laster

Government Information Librarian & Data Services Librarian, UCSB Library
Shari Laster is the Government Information Librarian and Data Services Librarian at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
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Rachel Mattson

Manager of Digital + Special Projects, La MaMa Archives/XFR Collective
I'm a historian, archivist, artist, and educator. I manage Digital + Special Projects at the Archives of La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club, am a core member of the XFR Collective (https://xfrcollective.wordpress.com/) and chair a DLF working group on Government Records Transparen... Read More →

Tuesday October 24, 2017 2:00pm - 2:55pm

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