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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?

Speakers
avatar for Rachel Appel

Rachel Appel

Digital Projects & Services Librarian, Temple University
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Aaron Brenner

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

University Center for Social and Urban Research University of Pittsburgh
avatar for Delphine Khanna

Delphine Khanna

Head of Digital Library Initiatives, Temple University


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

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