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

Fruits of Failure: Preserving the Records of Failed Entrepreneurial Ventures

Date & Local Time: 2017-04-21 9:00:00 AM
Location: Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference (MARAC) | Robert Treat Best Western, Newark, NJ
Website: https://marac.memberclicks.net/assets/conferences/marac_newark_2017programp3-1.pdf

MARAC registration required – While society has invested considerable resources in the creation of new ventures, these important drivers of economic activity tend not to produce traditional archival footprints. Because a significant fraction of startup ventures fails, we must think about novel approaches to identify and collect the records of failed entrepreneurial ventures.

Contact: David Kirsch, University of Maryland