• Civic Switchboard Workshop: Call for Participation

    Civic Switchboard is an Institute of Museum and Library Services supported effort that aims to develop the capacity of academic and public libraries in civic data ecosystems. Learn more about the project at our website. We are happy to announce that we are now accepting submissions for our second workshop!...

  • Atlanta Workshop Teams

    We are excited to announce the teams that will be participating in our Atlanta Workshop! This workshop will bring together twelve regional teams of two to catalyze partnerships of libraries and civic data intermediaries, with each team including one library partner and one non-library civic data intermediary. Teams will learn...

  • Building Libraries into Civic Data Partnerships

    We’ve been thinking about teamwork and creating successful partnerships for libraries within a civic data ecosystem. In Pittsburgh, the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, the University Library System at the University of Pittsburgh, and the Western Pennsylvania Regional Data Center have worked together on joint projects, organized events in the region,...

  • Introduction to Civic Data Ecosystems

    In our workshop application we asked about your data ecosystem. There is no right or wrong answer to this question but we thought you might want some background and/or be curious about civic data ecosystems, so here’s a bit more detail. What is a Civic Data Ecosystem? The ecosystem analogy...

  • Civic Switchboard Workshop: Call for Participation

    Civic Switchboard is an Institute of Museum and Library Services supported effort that aims to develop the capacity of academic and public libraries in civic data ecosystems. Learn more about the project at our website. We are happy to announce that we are now accepting submissions for our first workshop!...