Category: open access

Thoughtful consideration of the term "open" ...

by on June 1, 2016 12:39 pm
…Fifty shades of open by Jeffrey Pomerantz and Robin Peek From the abstract: Open source. Open access. Open society. Open knowledge. Open government. Even open food. The word “open” has been applied to a wide variety of words to create new terms, some of which make sense, and some not so much. This essay disambiguates… Read more Thoughtful consideration of the term "open" ...

Upcoming Program/Panel Discussion of Interest: "What Happens When Laws Become Open Data?"...

by on May 20, 2016 10:41 am
…on Tue-24-May-2016 — at 09:00-10:30 EDT, at 1101 K Street NW, Suite 610, Washington, D.C., 20005 — by the non-profit, non-partisan, Washington DC-based Center for Data Innovation. Please see here.

Post of Interest: "Working Toward Universal Transparency"

by on May 14, 2016 1:19 pm
Working Toward Universal Transparency   Posted On May 10, 2016 by Nancy K. Herther Some excerpts of note: … Research is providing insights on the [multiple beneficial] impacts that transparency can have. … In the area of open data, research is finding that ‘government and public entities are sharing data on the Internet at an… Read more Post of Interest: "Working Toward Universal Transparency"