Library UX Chicago kicked off its new coffee meetup on Friday, January 11.
These monthly meetups are intended to provide an informal opportunity to share ideas, problems, or works in progress with colleagues, and will be hosted by Library UX Chicago steering committee members at locations around the city. Library UX Chicago is grateful to Ellipsis Coffeehouse in Edgewater for the use of their space for this meeting.
The round-robin conversation explored a range of issues related to assessment, including:
The next coffee meetup will be held Friday, February 8 from 9am-11am at the South Loop location of Cafecito, 26 E Congress Parkway, Chicago, IL 60605. Interested attendees are encouraged to contact Amy Killebrew to ensure that we reserve an appropriate amount of space.
LibUX Chicago held a book club discussion on December 13th at On Tour Brewing.
Data Feminism is an open source publication about inclusive data collection. This was an in-depth discussion about feminist principles in data collection. LibUX Chicago used this discussion to review the initial draft of the book and provide feedback before official publication.
The book and chapter descriptions can be found here: https://bookbook.pubpub.org/data-feminism