Unlocking the Power of Open Data

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What is Open Data, and what can it do for you?

Open data is freely available, modifiable data that you can share for any purpose.

It has the power to: improve the government by increasing transparency; empower citizens by enabling more informed decision making; create new business and career opportunities; and solve big public problems through access to new forms of data-driven assessment.

Learn more in this cumulative four-week Saturday series!

Week 1
Defining and Identifying Open Data
Saturday, May 5 | 12 PM – 1 PM

Week 2
Locating and Using Open Data
Saturday, May 12 | 12  PM – 1 PM

Week 3
Telling a Story with Open Data*
Saturday, May 19 | 12 PM – 1 PM

Week 4
Answering Real-World Questions
Saturday, May 26 | 12 PM – 1 PM

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This series is free and open to anyone, though registration is required.
Each class builds on the previous one, attending all four is recommended.
Limited computers are available, though participants are encouraged to bring their own laptop.
*A free Google account is required for the exercises in the Week 3 presentation.


Email us at info@blanchardlibrary.org, or call (805) 525-3615

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