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Register Now! Data 101: Open Data Webinar

Are you ready to fall in love with Open Data? Yes! It’s a complex and nuanced resource, steeped in policy briefs, technology, and a philosophy of sharing and transparency. This session of the SLA Data 101 Webinar Series will cover many aspects of Open Data to get you get you up to speed. Topics covered will include:

  • Defining “open”
  • Open Data repositories
  • APIs
  • Licensing issues
  • Why Open Data will rock your world!

Our featured speaker is Kendra K. Levine, the Research, Data, and Web Services Librarian at the Institute of Transportation Studies Library, at UC Berkeley, where she provides nationally recognized research services. Active in the Special Library Association, she is chair the SLA Transportation Division and helped kick off the SLA World Football Caucus. For fun she runs the library at Berkeley’s KALX Radio and moonlights as a bass player in punk bands. She also describes herself as “your worst nightmare on the dance floor.”

The webinar will be held Tuesday, December 10, at 3:00pm Eastern Time.

 Registration will be $5.00 for SLA members, $10.00 for nonmembers. To register, click here:
To pay the registration fee, click here:

Registration is currently open and continues until 5:00pm  Eastern Time Thursday, December 5Registrations received after that time will not be sent the webinar information, and as such, will not be able to participate in the event.  Please review the technology requirements for GoTo webinar to assure that you will be able to participate. Refunds for those who experience technology malfunctions and are unable to participate in the webinar may request a refund no later than one week after the webinar is broadcast.

The Social Science Division (DSOC) is pleased to be able to bring you this webinar, which is a collaborative effort between Social Sciences, Transportation, and the Upstate New York Chapter.

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