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Wednesday, October 25 • 9:00am - 9:55am
#w1a: Biking Trips, Rain Barrels, and Voter Data: Models for Library Participation in Local Civic Data Management

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Biking Trips, Rain Barrels, and Voter Data: Models for Library Participation in Local Civic Data Management
Rachel Appel(1), Delphine Khanna(1), Aaron Brenner(2), Bob Gradeck(3), Howard Lim(4)
1: Temple University Libraries; 2: University Library System, University of Pittsburgh; 3: Western Pennsylvania Regional Data Center, University of Pittsburgh Center for Social and Urban Research; 4: Analyze Boston, City of Boston
 
Open civic data portals are a growing trend hoping to bridge the gap between citizens and government and stimulate civic engagement, by making datasets originating from city or state-level organizations easily accessible online. How are libraries participating in these projects? And how are long-term preservation and other challenges being addressed?

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Aaron Brenner

Coordinator of Digital Scholarship, University Library System, University of Pittsburgh
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Bob Gradeck

Project Director, Univ. of Pittsburgh - Western PA Regional Data Center
Bob Gradeck manages the Western Pennsylvania Regional Data Center at the University of Pittsburgh’s University Center for Urban and Social Research. Bob also takes the lead role in building relationships with data publishers and users, and also is responsible for Data Center community... Read More →
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Delphine Khanna

Head of Digital Library Initiatives, Temple University


Wednesday October 25, 2017 9:00am - 9:55am
Westmoreland

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