I’m Jennifer Garcon, the Bollinger Fellow in Public and Community Data Curation. I help develop archiving and preservation initiatives with an eye toward protecting and safeguarding vulnerable data. A central component of my work is developing partnerships and strategies that ensure equitable access to data and promote data advocacy. I’m a historian of media and … Continue reading Remember These?
This February, join us in celebrating our annual Love Data Month! Throughout the month, we'll have a variety of events that will allow you to interact with data in new ways and learn about how data has shaped our society. Love Data Month combines and expands the national Love Data Week and Endangered Data Week … Continue reading Love Data Month: February 2019
Professor to students: Have you ever seen this? You really need to see this! There's a scene where... What did you think about... Nothing speaks to students like film. Everyone has opinions about movies, what constitutes a true classic of a favorite genre, the moment in a film when a famous scene brings a social issue … Continue reading Streaming Films for Class: What Do I Need to Know?
The following post is in reference to a survey given in May 2018. For more information on the survey, see previous posts on our Survey Methodology, Survey Demographics, and Survey Questions & Reflections (the full survey is available for download and reuse under a CC0 license). Posts on other survey themes: Survey Results Reports, Survey Results on Open Access Themes, Survey Results … Continue reading Survey Results on Trust
In early-November, a group of Penn librarians traveled to Georgetown University in Washington, DC, to participate in a two-day workshop for Ithaka S+R’s Language and Literature Research Project. The project, formally announced in August, is part of Ithaka’s larger Research Support Services Program. The workshop brought together 42 librarians from universities and colleges all over … Continue reading Ithaka S+R Language and Literature Research Project