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Jason A. Heppler, PhD, is the digital engagement librarian at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, where he leads initiatives in digital engagement and public history. He is completing his first book, Suburban by Nature: Silicon Valley and the Transformation of American Environmental Politics, under contract with the University of Oklahoma Press. He is a lead organizer for Endangered Data Week and develops programming in data literacy, open data, and data visualization.