What Governmental Big Data May Mean For Libraries

abernard102@gmail.com 2013-05-31


"On May 9, President Obama signed an open data executive order and released an open data policy. Only a couple of weeks later, on May 22, Data.gov responded by launching a new  data catalog on an open source data management system called CKAN, which, the site says, will enable the central implementation of the Open Data Policy, as it will harvest the data inventories that federal agencies will be creating under the directive. 'We also released new tools on Project Open Data that will help agencies easily meet the requirement of the policy, while laying the foundation for the new Data.gov infrastructure across government,' the statement continued. LJ caught up with members of the library and data-driven research communities to see what this may mean for their missions ..."



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Date tagged:

05/31/2013, 06:23

Date published:

05/31/2013, 02:23