The Libraries+ Network is a nascent consortium of research libraries, library organizations, and open data communities with a shared interest in saving, preserving, and making accessible born-digital federal government information upon which researchers, citizens, and communities rely.
What are the long-term goals?
How do we move from sporadic data rescue events in the short-term to a long-term solution? Our friends at freegovinfo.info have written two posts that beautifully describe goals.
Goal 2: Information management plans
A Rationale for the Libraries Network
- Beyond Data Refuge: Leveraging Libraries (1/27/17)
- Libraries Network Overview (2/1/17)
- Chain of Custody & need for trust (2/1/17)
How can librarians & libraries get involved?
This is a growing project, and we've reached out to our collaborators over the past few months with ideas for getting involved. Here are four levels of help to consider (blog post).