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by samantha summers – Date: October 2, 2019 @10:35 am

I first created a LinkedIn account in 2012. Like many people with many social media accounts, I created it and then left it dormant for years. I would update it sporadically; perhaps changing a phrase or two, but never giving it the full-on rewrite it needed. I knew it was a bad representation of who […]

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by defne inceoglu – Date: August 6, 2019 @2:22 pm

I had the opportunity to attend the Go Open Data Conference or GOOD ’19 hosted this year at the breath-taking Toronto Reference Library in downtown Toronto. Being both a researcher, student and a contributor for Digital Tattoo, the conference included many themes and discussions around data which were of personal interest to me. My companion […]

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by samantha summers – Date: August 6, 2019 @12:16 pm

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by samantha summers – Date: August 6, 2019 @2:22 pm

Paul Stacey is a major proponent of open education initiatives. Currently the Executive Director of the Open Education Consortium, Stacey cofounded British Columbia’s open education initiative BCcampus and has worked at Creative Commons. Stacey has dedicated his life to working toward freely accessible education, and proving that open education isn’t just good for students, it’s also […]

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by Jason Cheung – Date: August 6, 2019 @1:50 pm

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