The second annual Endangered Data Week  starts today!
I’m sharing the following on behalf of the EDW organizing team and DLF’s interest group on Government Records Transparency & Accountability  — with the usual apologies for cross-posting. Please join us for tomorrow’s Twitter chat, and thanks to everyone organizing or participating in an #EndangeredData event!
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> From: Rachel Mattson <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: This week is the 2nd Annual Endangered Data Week!
> Date: February 26, 2018 at 7:58:51 AM EST
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> Reply-To: Rachel Mattson <[log in to unmask]>
> Hi everyone -
> Happy (?!) Endangered Data Week! http://endangereddataweek.org/
> There are a lot of great events planned for this second annual EDW. Folks in Baltimore, Boston, Charlottesville, Chicago, Cleveland, Detroit, New Haven, New York City, Omaha, and Victoria (among other locations) will convene more than 45 events - panel discussions, hackathons, skills labs, webinars, and brown-bag lunches. The full list of affiliated events, most of which are open to the public, is viewable here: http://endangereddataweek.org/map/
> If you're a Twitter user, we encourage you to follow the hashtag #EndangeredData all week - and to join the DLF's Government Records Transparency & Accountability interest group for an open Endangered Data Week Twitter chat on Tuesday, Feb 27. 6pm Pacific / 7pm Mountain / 8pm Central / 9pm Eastern. (Details here: https://wiki.diglib.org/Transparency-Accountability#Upcoming_events.21
> And keep an eye out for a series of blog posts summarizing the week's events - and the broad range of issues considered therein - in March. We'll send details about where to read those writings soon.
> - Rachel
> Rachel Mattson, PhD
> >Manager of Digital & Special Projects, La MaMa Archives
> >Lead Organizer, Digital Library Federation's Government Records Transparency & Accountability Interest Group
> >Open Project Lead, Mozilla Open Leaders 2018
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