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.

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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 have written two posts that beautifully describe goals.

Goal 1: Digital government-information library infrastructure

Goal 2: Information management plans

A Rationale for the Libraries Network

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).