Open Data Literacy Intern Showcase 2019, Aug 16

ODL Intern Showcase 2019

Friday, August 16, 2019 from 2:00 – 4:30 p.m.
UW Seattle Campus
Mary Gates Hall 258

Open Data Literacy (ODL) is a collaborative project led by the Information School (iSchool) at the University of Washington (UW) in partnership with public institutions that create, manage, and publish open data. This summer, five summer interns are working on open data initiatives with partners in the Washington State Library, Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT), The City of Seattle, Seattle Public Library (SPL), and Asotin County Library. The Showcase provides our interns with an opportunity to present the work they accomplished during their internship to the ODL team, project sponsors, prospective sponsors, and guests. Continue reading

Panel: The Changing Role of Librarians and Libraries in STEAM Education, May 7

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The Changing Role of Librarians and Libraries in STEAM Education

Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 6-8PM | Edmonds Public Library

Register for tickets here.

The image of librarians as knowledge holders and of libraries as holders of books is shifting as librarians take on roles as Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM) educators with the growing emphasis on STEAM and makerspaces in libraries. Continue reading