Endangered Data Week

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Endangered Data Week - April 17-21, 2017

Endangered Data Week is a national series of events intended to raise awareness of threats to publicly available data, discuss the power dynamics of data creation, sharing, and retention, and work to make endangered data more accessible and secure.

Host an event

If you would like to host events at your institution or in your city, you may use materials in the EDW resources repository or develop your own. If you're hosting an event, be sure to add it to our growing list of events on the website using the event form.

Potential events:

  • Workshop using endangered data
  • Digitizing and reformatting data workshop/hackathon
  • DataRescue event
  • Letter writing/advocacy campaign
  • Data curation workshops
  • Lectures/roundtables on transparency/policy/critical data literacy
  • Workshops on using archived websites for research
  • Web scraping/archiving workshops

Contribute to the resources

You can do this by submitting a pull request on the EDW Resources Github repository or by emailing blocke at msu dot edu

  • Add the documentation and materials from a workshop you're planning
  • Contribute information to the existing documentation
  • Create a postcard to mail in to legislative officials
  • Design promotional materials for others to use

Media and Promotion

  • The EDW logo and a die cut sticker file are available for download in the Resources repository
  • Contact blocke at msu dot edu to request stickers