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Getting started with open data

Tuesday 13 October 2020 AM

*Now half-day online training*

This half day training session will focus on open data and the opportunities it presents to those working in the library, information and knowledge sectors. Through talks, interactive activities and discussions, attendees will learn about the key aspects of open data and how it relates to library and information services. 

Led by data enthusiasts Claire Back and Dave Rowe, this training is an introductory session suitable for library and information staff across all sectors.

The training will run from 10am-1pm and registration/waiting will be open from 9.30am.

Why you should attend

By the end of the half-day event attendees will have: 

  • An understanding of what open data is, its benefits and why it is important for libraries

  • Gained knowledge of the key terms involved 

  • Through use of examples and case studies, learnt how to assess and use open data

  • Learn how to build a case for open data in your organisation 

Professional Knowledge and Skills Base

This training session will support the following PKSB areas: 

2.3 Data management 
3.4 Data analytics 
4.4 Statistics and statistical analysis 
9.4 Demonstrating value 

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