Meeting Two

October 4, 2017  2-3:30 p.m. in the GQ Annex

  1. Open access, Open data, Open source- An open “ecosystem”
    1. Topics
      1. An Openness how-to?
    2. The Open Data Handbook (focus on the “How to Open up Data” and “So I’ve Opened Up Some Data, Now What?”)
      1. http://opendatahandbook.org/guide/en/
      2. This handbook discusses the legal, social and technical aspects of open data. It discusses the why, what and how of open data – why to go open, what open is, and the how to ‘open’ data.
      3. Note that it focuses on “open government”, but is applicable in many other types of “open” as well.
    3. Sui, Daniel. 2014. “Opportunities and Impediments for Open GIS.” Transactions in GIS 18 (1): 1–24.
      1. This is just one example for thinking about the difficulties in opening up data- particularly geospatial data.
      2. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/tgis.12075/full
      3. https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Daniel_Sui/publication/263453874_Opportunities_and_Impediments_for_Open_GIS/links/543ad8cf0cf2d6698be2f271.pdf
    4. Corrado, Edward M. 2005. “The Importance of Open Access, Open Source, and Open Standards for Libraries.” Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, no. 42. http://codabox.org/15/.
      1. A short entry specifically for librarians
      2. http://codabox.org/15/1/istl.pdf