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

Endangered Data Week - Workshop

Date & Local Time: 2017-04-20 3:00:00 PM
Location: University of Maryland | McKeldin Library Room 6107, College Park, Maryland
Website: https://go.umd.edu/q98

Led by instructors from the University Libraries and the iSchool, this hands-on workshop will provide a basic introduction to digital preservation and the tools used to create sustainable data preservation workflows. Participants are encouraged to bring their own datasets, however instructors will have test data sets that can be used for experimentation.

Please note: This is a technical workshop that requires a computer and a basic level of computer literacy. While some topics will be more advanced than others, some tools can be easily deployed by most any user. Please contact Joseph Koivisto (jkoivist@umd.edu) if you have any questions.

Tools discussed in this session will include:

♦ Georgetown University Libraries’ File Analyzer - https://georgetown-university-libraries.github.io/File-Analyzer/ ♦ AVPreserve’s Fixity - https://www.avpreserve.com/tools/fixity/ ♦ OpenRefine - http://openrefine.org/ ♦ Library of Congress’s BagIt - https://github.com/LibraryOfCongress/bagit-python

Contact: Joseph Koivisto