Overview of Interviews: Leveraging Use of Open Data by Public Library Staff for Community Benefit

Abstract

The project, Leveraging Use of Open Data by Public Library Staff for Community Benefit (IMLS LG-246255-OLS-20), explored questions regarding the challenges and potential benefits of the use of open data by public library staff. For the first phase of the project, 19 public library staff, plus 6 representatives from state library agencies and open data projects were interviewed. This summary focuses on only the interviews with public library staff. The interview questions are listed at the end of this document. For a summary of the interviews with the other types of staff, please visit the project web site https://tascha.uw.edu/projects/leveraging-use-of-open-data-by-public-library-staff-for-community-benefit/

Recommended Citation

Jowaisas, C., & Norlander, B. (2021). Overview of Interviews: Leveraging Use of Open Data by Public Library Staff for Community Benefit. Seattle: Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School.

Keywords

public library, open data