Archive-a-thon by EDGI, Harvard's IQSS and Harvard Library

CGIS South, Building Room S030, Harvard University



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  • 4:30 - 4:45 - Gathering and introductions
  • 4:45 - 5:00 - Introduction to DataRescue initiatives and EDGI
  • 5:00 - 5:30 - Training for the evening tasks
  • 5:30 - 9:30 - Start working! Divide into two groups (seeding and technical)
  • 9:30 - Wrap up


Event Info

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The first Data Rescue Boston event will be held on Wednesday February 1 from 4:30pm - 9:30pm in the CGIS South Building Room S030 at Harvard University. We'll be focusing on archiving websites and data from EPA and the Department of Energy.

The event is being organized by Toly Rinberg, Andrew Bergman and Maya Anjur-Dietrich, all members of the Environmental Data & Governance Initiative (EDGI) and PhD students in Applied Physics, Mercè Crosas, Chief Data Science and Technology Officer at the Institute for Quantitative Social Science (IQSS), and Hugh Truslow, Head of Social Sciences and Visualization at Harvard Library, all from Harvard University.

Food will be provided


  • Charged laptop

For more information about the event please contact EDGI Steering Committee member Andrew Bergman: - 609-577-3752

The next Data Rescue Boston event will be held all day on February 18 and will be organized by MIT ACSES, MIT Libraries, and EDGI. Contact if you have any questions or comments.

This event is sponsored by Harvard's Institute for Quantitative Social Science and the Harvard Library.