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Get Data Smart: Open Data 101
Fri 17 March 2017, 11:30 – 12:15 GMT
A simple intro to open data
When you check the weather, when you look up train times or your local school performance – you're using open data.
Open data is the idea that some data should be freely available to everyone to use and republish as they wish, without restrictions from copyright, patents or other mechanisms of control.
If you are wondering what open data is all about, this short guide will provide you with the basic information you need.
Claire Back is a librarian at Plymouth Libraries and is interested in open data and its uses.