Creating Digital Collections with and for Indigenous Communities
NISO Plus 2023 Conference
On Wednesday, February 15 at 9:30 – 10:45 am at the NISO Plus 2023 Conference, Ithaka S+R’s Oya Y. Rieger has organized a session to discuss the increasing recognition of the value of Indigenous knowledge and how it is being supported by the current research infrastructure. The session will look at best practices for working with Indigenous communities to create digital collections that meet their needs. This includes, for example, consideration of data sovereignty, privacy issues, and other acknowledgements of the complexity of Indigenous knowledge. Also important are enhancing the supporting standards and practices to enable the discovery and use of digital collections. The session speakers include Joy Owango, Executive Director, Training Centre in Communication; Cindy Hohl, Director of Policy Analysis & Operational Support, Kansas City Public Library; and Erika Valenti, Regional Director, Emerald Publishing Company. Learn more about the session.