endangered data

white short-haired cat
From Mammals of other lands / Charles J. Cornish [and others], editors (1917)
82nd chat, Monday April 17 2017: endangered data
6pm Pacific / 7pm Mountain / 8pm Central / 9pm Eastern*
*note special Monday evening time

Moderated by @brandontlocke & @worldcatlady
Storify (pdf, html) by @elotroalex

Endangered Data is data that is at risk of deletion, repression, mishandling, or lost, or data for which broad access is difficult or impossible.

Suggested readings:

Discussion questions:

  • Q1. What are some ways in which you are impacted by the collection & use of federal data? #critlib
  • Q2. What can we as information professionals do to preserve access to #endangereddata? #critlib
  • Q3. How do you define data literacy? #critlib
  • Q4. What skills & literacies are required for engagement w/ open data & data-driven news and policies? #critlib
  • Q5. Do you teach infolit in a civic/social justice context (civic hackathons, ‘Fake News’)? #critlib