Open Data – Links and Tools

If you are interested in Open Data, here are some links and resources to explore (thanks to Sam Ahern for producing this list):

Open Data –  curated resources

What open means: http://opendefinition.org/od/

http://data.gov.uk/blog/simple-intro-open-data

Who are the ODI:  http://theodi.org/about-us

ODI open data certificates: https://certificates.theodi.org/

Open Science initiatives:

Open Science Foundation: http://opensciencefederation.com/about/

Open Access Button: https://openaccessbutton.org/about

Open Access week: http://www.openaccessweek.org/

The Right to Research: Open Access Teaser Cards: http://www.sparc.arl.org/sites/default/files/rrcard08.pdf

Mozilla Science:

http://collaborate.mozillascience.org/

http://mozillascience.org/

 Open Access publication:

http://www.sparc.arl.org/sites/default/files/OpenAccess_0.pdf

Create Change: http://www.createchange.org/index.shtml

Open Knowledge: https://okfn.org/

PLOS: http://www.plos.org/open-access/

Peer reviewed OA journal – PeerJ: https://peerj.com/about/beliefs/

Tools

FigShare: http://figshare.com/about

Plot.ly: https://plot.ly/learn/

See also:

Open Refine: http://openrefine.org/

tableau public: http://www.tableausoftware.com/public/community

Digital Science: http://www.digital-science.com/products

Data sources

data.gov.uk: http://data.gov.uk/about

UK Data Service: http://ukdataservice.ac.uk/about-us.aspx

Is this data open?

Miscellaneous links

Learn more about data with the School of Data : http://schoolofdata.org/learn/

Open data challenges: http://www.nesta.org.uk/project/the-open-data-challenge-series

Data Journalism Handbook: http://datajournalismhandbook.org/1.0/en/

British Library Science Team: http://britishlibrary.typepad.co.uk/science/about-this-blog.html

Time Berners_Lee TED talk: http://www.ted.com/talks/tim_berners_lee_the_year_open_data_went_worldwide?language=en

 

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