An abbreviated wrap-up this week, with lots of tweets from CHI.
iSchoolers in the News
For their Capstone project, MLIS students Katie Mayer, Marissa Gunning and Caitlyn Stephens are doing great work with the Darrington Historical Society. We wrote about how they’re preserving part of the story of the 2014 Oso mudslide.
MLIS alumnus Dylan Flesch’s work at KEXP was the subject of a nice feature by GeekWire. Flesch is heading up a massive effort to turn KEXP’s vast music collection into a digital archive.
And in case you missed it, we posted an excellent new video about why our Informatics program attracts so many women:
Tweets of the Week
— Bryan Dosono (@bdosono) May 13, 2016
— U. of Washington (@UW) May 13, 2016
— Tamara Clegg (@tlclegg) May 11, 2016
— Jacob O. Wobbrock (@wobbrockjo) May 12, 2016
I am speaking on this webinar Wed. May 18, 630am PST 930am EST 430pm EAT on technology and education in emergencies https://t.co/ZLbxDB4qpc
— Negin (@MsNegin) May 13, 2016
— Norah Abokhodair (@Norahak) May 10, 2016
Elsewhere in Information News
- Seattle’s school libraries are not treated equally. Librarians are using data to argue for better, more equal funding across the school district.
- For data visualization fans, here’s a nice new one from Pew Research. You can manipulate the map to show where the highest proportion of low-, middle- and high-income people live.