raising awareness of threats to publicly available data; exploring the power dynamics of data creation, sharing, and retention; and teaching ways to make endangered data more accessible and secure

Data Under Threat: Rescuing Environmental Data in the Trump Era

Date & Local Time: 2017-04-20 12:00:00 PM
Location: University of California, Santa Cruz | McHenry Library, 2nd Floor Instruction & Outreach Alcove
Website: https://library.ucsc.edu/news/data-under-threat-rescuing-environmental-data-in-the-trump-era

UCSC Sociology professor Lindsey Dillon will discuss her recent experience as a coordinator of a network of academics and non-profits monitoring potential threats to federal environmental and energy policy data at the onset of the Trump administration.

Discussion will follow the presentation. Bring your lunch, questions, observations and experiences. Learn about data rescue efforts such as the Environmental Data & Governance Initiative (EDGI), the End of Term Web Archive, #DataRescue, DataRefuge, DataLumos, and Open Access Week.

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Contact: Ann Hubble