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.
Four levels of help (blog post)
Looking for libraries to adopt agency data (blog post)
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