Toward Gigabit Libraries in PA: Advanced Topics - Broadband Mapping, Big Data Literacy and Education, Library Carpentries

Tuesday, 15 September 2020 10:00 AM - Thursday, 17 September 2020 3:00 PM EST

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Tuesday, 15 September 2020 10:00 AM - Thursday, 17 September 2020 3:00 PM EST

Workshop #3 Toward Gigabit Libraries in PA: Advanced Topics
Tues. September 15, 2020 10am - 12pm ET | Thurs. September 17 12pm - 2pm ET 

This third of three Toward Gigabit Libraries in PA Workshops will focus on Advanced Topics including Broadband Mapping, Big Data, Data Literacy and Education and The Library Carpentries

During this two part interactive workshop, participating libraries will learn more about the following topics: 

•    Overview/Review of Toward Gigabit Libraries Internet2 IMLS national project and Toward Gigabit Libraries in PA project

•    Broadband Mapping initiatives and national updates

•    Northeast Big Data Hub, Data Literacy and Education, DataScience4All, Data 4 Kids

•    The Library Carpentries 

•    Other advanced broadband topics  

Workshop Facilitators: Jennifer Oxenford, Director, Research and Community Engagement, KINBER and Carson Block, Principal, Carson Block Library Consulting 

Please register by September 12, 2020, to guarantee your spot! A confirmation email with webinar details and insturctions on how to join will be sent to you prior to the webinar. 

Participation in the workshop is virtual and can be via audio only via a traditional phone line or through an internet based connection via your standard web broswer. 

This project is made possible, in part, by Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) as administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Education through the Office of Commonwealth Libraries, and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Tom Wolf, Governor. 

This workshop is presented by the Keystone Initiative for Network Based Education and Research (KINBER), a not-for-profit membership organization that provides broadband connectivity, fosters collaboration, and promotes the innovative use of digital technologies for the benefit of Pennsylvania.

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