• Civic Switchboard Field Projects: Call For Proposals

    IMPORTANT DATES Applications due: November 5th, 2018 (5:00PM EST) Applicants notified: December 7th, 2018 Award period start: January 15th, 2019 Award period end: September 15th, 2019 BACKGROUND AND GOALS Civic Switchboard: Connecting Libraries and Community Information Networks is an Institute of Museum and Library Services supported effort that aims to...

  • Las Vegas Workshop Teams

    We are excited to announce the teams that will be participating in our Las Vegas Workshop! This workshop will bring together eleven 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...

  • Library Partner Cross Pollinators Reflect on NNIP Meeting

    A major element of the Civic Switchboard project is to “cross pollinate” the library and civic data networks. We are motivated by the conviction that librarians and civic data intermediaries work in similar spaces and expanding the connection of these networks would be mutually beneficial. So, after the Civic Switchboard...

  • Atlanta Workshop Recap

    We did it! We held our first workshop and it went really well! If that’s all you want to know - stop here and get back cruising through the internet. If you want to know more – and we hope you do – read on! On May 8th, the Civic...

  • Civic Switchboard Workshop Las Vegas: 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!...