DataRescue events are organized by local coordinators with EDGI and Data Refuge sponsoring to bring together scientists, coders, librarians, and volunteers to identify and preserve at-risk datasets in collaboration with the Internet Archive.
Interested in Organizing an Event?
EDGI can help you with:
- event planning guides
- selecting activities (selecting a federal agency and providing primers on vulnerable programs)
- preservation tools and support (access to our nomination extension and data harvesting app with tutorials)
- up to $500 in funding
You’ll be responsible for:
- finding a venue
- advertising and managing registration (e.g., via EventBrite)
- providing lunch/snacks
- connecting with Data Refuge
- running the event!
If you are interested in technical and funding support from EDGI, fill out this form!
Event Planning Toolkit
Templates for events, advertising, and printing:
No one group can do this by themselves, we welcome you to submit additional materials and updates to this toolkit. All materials are shared licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike (CC-BY-SA 4.0) license.
This is a Movement
We would love to have ongoing contributors to our preservation tools and website change monitoring project.
The EGDI github project overview is the place to start! Please review our Contributor Guidelines and Code of Conduct and jump on the
#dev channel in archivers.slack.com, where anyone can request an invite from archivers-slack.herokuapp.com slackin.