Endangered Data Panel

Hello! Couldn’t make it to the Endangered Data Panel? Check out the recording here.

List of Speakers:
 Justin Schell, Director of the Shapiro Design Lab at the University of Michigan Library, discussing the landscape of endangered data two years into the Trump administration, and the many ongoing efforts to preserve valuable and vulnerable data across academic, federal, and cultural heritage data.

Jodi Coalter, a recent graduate of the MLIS program at Wayne State University, and STEM Librarian at the University of Maryland, discussing data from naturalist journals in the 1800s, focusing mainly on the collection, organization, and preservation of that data.

 Dr. Timothy Bowman, a professor at Wayne State University, discussing scholarly communication online and how we are dealing with collecting and archiving data related to altmetrics.

Garrett Morton and Sam Sciolla, graduate students in the Science of Information program at the University of Michigan, discussing their work with the DTE Aerial Photographs collection’s and how its current arrangement and lack of external metadata poses risks to identification of individual files.



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