In preparation for the May Meeting -- and just to acquaint yourself with some of the issues we'll be discussing -- we've prepared this list of reading recommendations. Some of these are our recommendations and other were suggested to us through our preparation survey.
Guest posts on the Libraries+ Network Blog
- The Challenge of Rescuing Federal Data: Thoughts and Lessons, by Andrew Battista and Stephen Balogh, posted May 7, 2017
- On the Preservation of and Access to NOAA’s Open Data, by Ed Kearns, posted April 30, 2017.
- Stronger Together: The case for cross-sector collaboration in identifying and preserving at-risk data, by Matthew S. Mayernik, Robert R. Downs, Ruth Duerr, Sophie Hou, Natalie Meyers, Nancy Ritchey, Andrea Thomer, and Lynn Yarmey, cross-posted April 5, 2017 from Earth Science Information Partners.
- A Long-Term Goal for Creating a Digital Government-Information Library Infrastructure and A Rare Opportunity to Make a Long-Term Difference, by James A. Jacobs and James R. Jacobs, posted February 28, 2017.
Suggested Readings from the May Meeting Preparation Survey
- Introducing the Federal Web Archiving Working Group, by Butch Lazorchak, February 23, 2015, The Signal.
- Mozilla Open Leadership Training Series: Best Practices Working Open - Building Communities and
- Geospatial Data Preservation Primer, by Tracey P. Lauriault, posted August 6, 2015 to SSRN.
- Born-Digital U.S. Federal Government Information: Preservation and Access, by James A. Jacobs, March 17, 2014.
- Sustainable Economics for a Digital Planet, February 2010 Report.
- What does the National Archives do to support good recordkeeping during the change of administrations?, by Meg Phillips, April 27, 2017, in Off the Record.
- Records Management Guidance for the Presidential Transition, by Christopher Magee, November 16, 2016, in The National Archives Records Express
- Agency Responsibilities for Managing Web Records, by Arian Ravanbakhsh, December 22, 2016, in The National Archives Records Express
- Preserving Data in Government Act of 2017, Sens. Peters and Gardner, April 27, 2017