RUSA President's Program - It's Complicated: Navigating the dynamic landscapes of digital literacy, collapsing contexts, and big data

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Saturday, June 27, 2015 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm

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Speaker: danah boyd, Founder and President, Data & Society
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We have more access to more information than ever before, while others have more access to data about us than ever before. This ecosystem of “big data” introduces a myriad of challenges as the public grapples with privacy, digital literacy, the politics of algorithms, and collapsing contexts across social media. Librarians, long the patron saint of information, have a crucial role to play in helping guide the conversation. In this talk, danah boyd will weave together her research on youth culture with her analysis of the “big data” phenomenon to discuss the role of libraries and librarians in a data-soaked world. Sponsored by the RUSA President’s Program Planning Committee and the RUSA Just Ask Task Force.

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Friday, May 22, 2015 - 3:11pm PDT
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