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Article of Interest - I’m a public librarian.

Posted By Brandi Hunter-Davenport, Monday, July 2, 2018

Full article available at: https://technical.ly/2018/06/27/carnegie-library-pittsburgh-teens-civic-tech-open-data-tess-wilson-guest-post/.

This story is a part of Open Data PGH, a joint reporting project by Technical.ly and PublicSource on open data trends in Pittsburgh. 

 

I’m a public librarian. This is why I’m also a civic-tech advocate

This is a guest post by Tess Wilson, a LYNCS outreach librarian at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh.

"...There are software developers working closely with companies to incorporate new tech into their systems. There are city planners who envision a Pittsburgh built on a foundation of free and open data. There are curious citizens coding for a better community, county employees who carry with them the weight of the big picture, and funders with an eye for innovation.

And, of course, there are staff from the public library..."

Tags:  Civic Literacy  Information Literacy  PA Forward 

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