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Sunday, June 18 • 10:00am - 11:30am
Exploring Data as a Tool in Public Libraries

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We will share how the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh has explored data as a tool for engaged citizens. Attendees will participate in hands-on activities and group discussion surrounding data-centric concepts like personal privacy, storytelling, and visualization. This session will introduce tangible approaches to civic information and practical applications of data, all through the lens of public library services!

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Laura Calloway

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
Currently, she is a policy analysis graduate student and Public Policy and International Affairs (PPIA) Fellow at Heinz College, a Carnegie Mellon Social Innovation Fellow, and a Civic Information Designer at Carnegie Library. Right now, she is designing civic information help desk... Read More →

Julia Petrich

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
Julia is a Master of Design candidate studying Design for Interactions at Carnegie Mellon University. Currently, she is working at the public library exploring ways civic data might be baked in to existing library services. While her interests are varied and diverse, she is most interested... Read More →
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Eleanor Tutt

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
Eleanor Tutt is the open data and knowledge manager at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh. By opening library data, connecting library measures to community impacts, and supporting residents as they build their skills and confidence using data in the civic realm, she hopes to contribute... Read More →
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Tess Wilson

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
Tess Wilson is part of the Civic Information Services team at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, and occasionally assists teens during STEAM programming at the Library Labs. She is a collector of anything from big dictionaries to small rocks, and her latest acquisition was an MFA... Read More →

Sunday June 18, 2017 10:00am - 11:30am
State Hall: Room 111

Attendees (54)