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

Mind the Gap: Ensuring Sustained Access to Government Data

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Location: Johns Hopkins University Sheridan Libraries | Brody Learning Commons - 4040 39.3284207 -76.6193351
Website: https://jhu.libcal.com/event/3971685

As part of Endangered Data Week we explore the very real scenario of a government shutdown. What does that mean for data access, discovery, and our daily lives? How can we as citizens take steps to prepare for such instances? Efforts to preserve essential federal data are ongoing across the country, and here we will explore one avenue that individuals can use.

Attendees will learn to archive a data set via open data repository DataLumos (https://www.datalumos.org/).

This is an interactive session, participants should bring a laptop if possible.

Contact: Elizabeth England/Reid Boehm