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Learn more about open data

Explore open data, how to use it and how to open up your data through these online courses and resources.

How is open data used?

ODI Learning - link to the Open Data Institute e-learning modules.

Open Data Institute's e-Learning programme

New to open data? Explore these 13 short interactive e-learning modules from the Open Data Institute, designed to help you discover what open data is and how it is changing people's lives.

 

Open Knowledge - link to the Open Knowledge Handbook.Open Data Handbook

Once you understand the basics, make use of the Open Data Handbook by the Open Knowledge Foundation. This handbook discusses the legal, social and technical aspects of open data. It can be used by anyone, but is especially designed for those seeking to open up data.

 

Open Data Toolkit

The Open Data Toolkit, the result of a collaboration between Code for Aotearoa and Land Information New Zealand, is designed to help governments and open data enthusiasts understand the basic concepts of open data, how to plan and implement an open government data programme and some tricks on how to approach a dataset. It provides a comprehensive step-by-step approach to help government agencies release more open data in a simplified manner.

View the open data toolkit on GitHub

 

Open Data NZ

The Open Government Data Programme (Open Data NZ) can also help you get started on how to release your data as open – whether you’re a government agency, an open data advocate or a member of the public.