UNL Libraries hosting Endangered Data Week events

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Posted March 31, 2017 by Ashley Washburn

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries will host a series of events during Endangered Data Week, an April 17-21 grassroots effort intended to raise awareness of threats to public datasets, promote accessibility and security of endangered data, and explore the power dynamics of data creation, sharing and retention.

The nationwide effort is jointly sponsored by the Digital Library Federation, DataRefuge and the Council on Library and Information Resources. The university’s events are held in Love Library, 13th and R streets.

Monday, April 17, to Friday, April 21

Tuesday, April 18, and Wednesday, April 19

Thursday, April 20

Friday, April 21

“Endangered Accountability,” an online event, is noon to 1 p.m. Participants may register here or watch the webinar in Love Library South, Witt Room (room 224). Members of the Digital Library Federation’s new working group, Government Records Transparency and Accountability, will facilitate a live conversation covering the Freedom of Information Act, the difference between records and data, and current risks to accountability. Learn more about this virtual event.

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