Nate -- This might be a good question to post on one of the Open Knowledge
Foundation listservs as well: http://okfn.org/contact/.
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On 10/7/13 3:47 PM, "Nate Hill" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>Thanks Toby... that is exactly where I'm starting to look.
>This is a great resource:
>What is complicated is finding anything that relates this to classic
>collection development activities.
>I might have to just make that up!
>If you see anything out there, let me know!
>On Mon, Oct 7, 2013 at 3:45 PM, Toby Greenwalt
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>> I'm guessing you're venturing into uncharted territory - at least as the
>> library field is concerned. It's more likely that you'll find more
>> descriptions in either the urban planning or journalism fields. Let me
>> around and see if I can dig something up.
>> On Mon, Oct 7, 2013 at 2:40 PM, Nate Hill <[log in to unmask]>
>> > Hi all,
>> > I'm working on a job description for an Open Data Specialist at my
>> > library.
>> > This person would work for the public library as a builder/maintainer
>> > our open data portal (currently an instance of DKAN) which serves
>> > (and eventually other) public domain data.
>> > They would also be an open data evangelist and expert, working with
>> > city departments to get/keep them involved as contributors of useful,
>> > useable data, etc.
>> > I'd also like to highlight the collection development-like aspects of
>> > job.
>> > Has anyone seen a similar job description?
>> > Thanks
>> > Nate
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