Data rescue party

  • Event: 2018 CAR Conference
  • Speakers: Laurie Allen of University of Pennsylvania; Charles Minshew of IRE and NICAR
  • Date/Time: Sunday, Mar. 11 at 11:30am
  • Location: Clark
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

During this session, we will have a short discussion about data rescue projects and the future of open data on the Internet. We'll talk about best practices for rescuing data at the federal, state and local level and what you can do to protect data on your own.

Speaker Bios

  • Laurie works as Director for Digital Scholarship at Penn Libraries. She was one of the founders of Data Refuge, and is a project member of the IMLS-funded Collections as Data project. @librlaurie

  • Charles Minshew is the Director of Data Services for IRE and NICAR. He leads the Database Library, helps members with data analysis and is a trainer. An award-winning data journalist, he previously worked at the Orlando Sentinel and was a on the Denver Post team that won the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for breaking news. A 2013 graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and Georgia Southern University, Charles is a native of Rochelle, Ga.

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