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First Tuesdays was designed as a continuing-education opportunity for staff of libraries in Washington State. This free web presentation allows attendees to share their skills and successes and learn about new topics. The special-subject presentations, lasting about 60 minutes, are recorded so that others may listen at their own convenience.

Past webinars are available on the WSL Niche Academy 

Next Session 

June 6, 2023  9:00 am PT

Using Data Management Plans in Procurement


Do your vendors handle data privacy and security the way you would like them to? Do you know what to ask for – or how to spot a red flag? Data management plans (DMPs), commonly used for academic research, can be adapted for the procurement process to support constructive communication about data treatment. Learn how this tool can help you make clear requests and evaluate vendors’ responses about their plans to gather, store and use data generated by your operations. This webinar will address procurement for libraries as well as government agencies.

Presented by Kathleen Sullivan Washington State Library Open Data Librarian and Katie Hart, Data Steward with the Washington Department of Licensing's Data Management Office.


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After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Contact Information

Tami Masenhimer, Training Coordinator
[email protected]

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Funded in part by the Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS) through the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA).