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Recovery.gov National IT Dialog site open for comments April 27 – May 3

I don’t see a post yet about the latest comment instrument on Recovery.gov — the “Recovery Dialogue: Information Technology Solutions” site here . The premise is — What ideas, tools, and approaches can make Recovery.gov a place where the public can monitor the expenditure and use of recovery funds? Also with this entertaining u-tube intro

This seems like a thread that documents librarians can really sink our teeth into. See the latest post by scholar Katy Borner from IU on semantic web enhancements

“Recovery.gov should adopt semantic web technologies as key enablers for promoting an agile, transparent data ecosystem in which federal agencies and other recipients of stimulus monies can share spending and performance data in a way that is truly transparent, readily available, and useful to anyone who wants to view, consume, or analyze the information. ”

Come on – help them out this week!

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