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Dear Data: A Friendship in 52 Weeks of Postcards by Giorgia Lupi and Stefanie Posavec.  Princeton Architectural Press, 2016.  View the book on issuu.com by following the link on [http://www.papress.com/html/book.details.page.tpl?isbn=9781616895327 Princeton Architectural Press]
Dear Data: A Friendship in 52 Weeks of Postcards by Giorgia Lupi and Stefanie Posavec.  Princeton Architectural Press, 2016.  View the book on issuu.com by following the link on [http://www.papress.com/html/book.details.page.tpl?isbn=9781616895327 Princeton Architectural Press]
Digital Objects, Digital Subjects: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Capitalism, Labour and Politics in the Age of Big Data edited by David Chandler and Christian Fuchs.  London:  University of Westminster Press, 2019.  This book can be downloaded for [https://www.uwestminsterpress.co.uk/site/books/10.16997/book29/ free].
[http://jsresearch.net/ Introduction to Data Science] ver. 3 by Jeffrey Stanton.  A Creative Commons publication.
[http://jsresearch.net/ Introduction to Data Science] ver. 3 by Jeffrey Stanton.  A Creative Commons publication.

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Search databases

CESSDA Consortium of European Social Science Data Archives; provides seamless access to data across repositories, nations, languages and research purposes

County Health Rankings and Roadmaps data for every state and county in the United States

Data.gov (U.S.) data, tools and resources

Data360 U.S. data in the news

DataRefuge a safe location for storing U.S. federal environmental and climate data

DOE Data Explorer U.S. Dept. of Energy

Discover U.K. Data Service

Dryad Digital Repository an international repository of data underlying articles in bioscience

European Data Portal search by category or by keyword; available in many other languages

GigaDB "primarily serves as a repository to host data and tools associated with articles in GigaScience, an oa journal

Global Biodiversity Information Facility free and open access to biodiversity data

Harvard Dataverse Network research data studies

NPG Linked Data Platform datasets from Nature Publishing Group published as linked data

OECD Data search for, compare and share charts, maps, tables from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

PublicData.eu Search Europe's public data

re3data.org Registry of Research Data Repositories; search for repositories

U.K. Data Archive

U.S. Census Bureau

U.S. City Open Data Census collection of U.S. city open data

Open Knowledge Repository search over 15,000 World Bank publications; see also harvesting the OKR

Data Research Resources

Aid Data open data for international development

Automated Game Play Datasets datasets from the research project "Small Artificial Human Agents for Virtual Economies"

Better Life Index view quality of life tabulations for countries around the world from the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development)

Climate Change Knowledge Portal includes open data resources

Common Crawl a non-profit foundation that provides an open repository of web crawl data that can be accessed and analyzed by anyone

Crowdflower Data for Everyone Library a collection of open data resources available for download

Data Ab Initio blog by Kristan Briney who writes about managing research data; see her post on Spreadsheet Best Practices (Sept. 10, 2016)

Data Basin open data repository for conservation biology

Databib "a searchable catalog/registry/directory/bibliography of research data repositories"

Datablog The Guardian's blog

Datacentrum datasets originating from technical and scientific research in the Netherlands

DataCite locate data, learn how to cite data sources

Dataconomy news and articles about data in the business world

Data For Everyone a collection of data sets gathered by CrowdFlower contributors available for anyone to use

the Datahub free data management platform from the Open Knowledge Foundation

DataMashup a place to explore information about big data

Datopolis the open data board game developed by the Open Data Institute

Data Sets list of data sets provided by the U.S. Dept. of Commerce; these can also be found on data.gov

Data Store From The Guardian; provides a source of information for creating data tables; citizen journalism

Dataversity data education for business and IT professionals

End of Term Presidential Harvest "a collaborative project to preserve public United States Government web sites at the end of the current presidential administration ending January 20, 2017; for other years visit the End of Term Archive

Figshare store and share your data; see new features from Figshare (June 2014)

Frictionless Open Data Open Knowledge Foundation's data website

Gapminder find and use datasets

The GDELT Project Global Database of Events, Language and Tone, where "the GDELT dataset is available for free download, including over a quarter-billion event records capturing over 300 categories"

IFTTT form your own data using this tool

Global Open Data Index open government data; new datasets to be added in 2015

The Governance Lab at NYU (New York University) follows trends in open data; see new project Open Data 500 a "comprehensive study of U.S. companies that use open government data to generate new business..."

Index Mundi "This site contains detailed country statistics, charts, and maps compiled from multiple sources."

Karma an open source data integration tool

The Language Archive language data, tools and archiving

Linked Data resources from across the Linked Data community

MIT Human Dynamics Lab developing such technologies as reality mining; big data research

Office of Population Research demographic research data

Open Data Barometer "The Barometer is designed to provide a clear and comparable analysis of the macro-level context for open data, the availability of open data, and emerging impacts of open data, across the world."

Open Data Finder

Open Data 500 "first comprehensive study of U.S. companies that use open government data to generate new business and develop new products and services."

Open Geography Portal from the Office for National Statistics (U.K.)

OpenNASA NASA's new open data portal; see also article "Space is Big: How to explore all of NASA's Open Data", Sept. 23, 2015.

Open Data Inception 1600+ data portals from around the world

Open Data Initiative "dive deep into the data of OpenSecrets.org and the Center for Responsive Politics."

The Open Data Institute founded in part by Tim Berners Lee which has a goal to "to make better use of the huge amounts of information collected by the public sector"

Open Data Research Network

Open Data Study research on open data and transparency

Open Definition "sets out principles that define “openness” in relation to data and content"

Open Knowledge Blog from the Open Knowledge Foundation

OpenRefine a free open source tool for working with data

Physical Science Informatics a new NASA data repository for physical science experiments performed on the International Space Station

PLOS Open Data collection A PLOS journal article collection that focuses on "data sharing, data practices and data policy"

Practical Data Management for Bug Counters a blog for people who count things

re3data.org Registry of Research Data Repositories

SF OpenData San Francisco's open data portal; Data SF, companion blog with good posts on data and organizations

Smart Data Collective articles, news, discussion about data

Social Physics human behavior and big data

Teach Data Science a companion website for the electronic book, Introduction to Data Science by Jeffrey Stanton.

Wikidata "the free knowledge base with 12,875,086 data items that anyone can edit"

Wolfram Data Drop a place to upload and compute data

The World Bank free and open access global data

Zenodo "a repository service that enables researchers, scientists, projects and institutions to share and showcase multidisciplinary research results (data and publications) that are not part of existing institutional or subject-based repositories."

Data visualization

Bookworm "visualize trends in repositories of digitized texts"

Capitol Words search for words used by members of the U.S. Congress; this resource is a project of the Sunlight Foundation

D3.js in Action by Elijah Meeks. Manning Publications, 2014. View the Manning Early Access Program version for free; Paper edition to be published Jan. 2015.

Dear Data Princeton Architectural Press, 2016. This incredibly colorful and visual book can be viewed on issue.com; follow the link from the Princeton Architectural Press.

easel.ly create and share a visual graphic

eRegulations Insights see "federal regulatory data through real-time visualizations, using open data retrieved directly from Regulations.gov and powered by Splunk." See discussion about Splunk's launch of the open data project in a Wall Street Journal press release, June 3, 2014.

Gephi an open source graph visualization tool

Google Ngram Viewer

Immersive and Collaborative Data Visualization Using Virtual Reality Platforms by Ciro Donalek et al. Paper presented at the 2014 IEEE International Conference on Big Data. This paper demonstrates the creation of 3d data visualization using OpenSim on vCaltech.

infogr.am create and share infographics

"Information visualization for humanities scholars" by Stéfan Sinclair, Stan Ruecker, and Milena Radzikowska in Literary Studies in the Digital Age. MLA Commons, 2013. (an evolving anthology)

Internet Monitor Dashboard new free tool developed by the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University; for further description see Gary Price "New Research Tools," infodocket, Sept. 28, 2015.

Journal of Visualized Research first PubMed-indexed scientific video journal, peer-reviewed, open access

openaccess.xyz/ word search millions of open access research papers; results appear in graph form to show word usage

Open Data Companion access and share data using this app

open source data visualization tools a list of eight tools from opensource.com, June 2015.

Open Spending upload, create or explore financial data; create data visualizations

Paper Machines visualize your Zotero collections; an open source extension for Zotero

peoplemovin a visualization of migration across the world

Photogrammar "a web-based platform for organizing, searching, and visualizing the 170,000 photographs from 1935 to 1945" taken by photographers hired by the U.S. Farm Security Administration

Piktochart create and share infographics; "start for free"

Tufte, Edward The work of Edward Tufte, data visualization whiz

Silk a data visualization tool

30+ free tools for data visualization and analysis Computerworld, Nov. 7, 2013

Visualising helps make sense of data [Commentary] by Teresa Tocewicz; Research Information, Mar. 14, 2014.

UX Magazine Data visualization category of the magazine

Visual Design Basics a guide from usability.gov

Visualization as experience by Tomoko Ichikawa. Digital Studies, 2014.

visualizing.org upload data visualizations; find datasets

New open access books

Beyond Transparency published by the Code for America Press, a collection of essays edited by Brett Goldstein with Lauren Dyson.

The Big Data Agenda: Data Ethics and Critical Data Studies by Annika Richterich. London: University of Westminster Press, 2018. Available to read online for free.

Dear Data: A Friendship in 52 Weeks of Postcards by Giorgia Lupi and Stefanie Posavec. Princeton Architectural Press, 2016. View the book on issuu.com by following the link on Princeton Architectural Press

Digital Objects, Digital Subjects: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Capitalism, Labour and Politics in the Age of Big Data edited by David Chandler and Christian Fuchs. London: University of Westminster Press, 2019. This book can be downloaded for free.

Introduction to Data Science ver. 3 by Jeffrey Stanton. A Creative Commons publication.

Introduction to to the Applications of Mind Mapping in Medicine by José M Guerrero and Pilar Ramos. imed.pub, 2015. An open access book available via imed.pub an international medical publisher.

Issues in Open Research Data by Samuel Moore. London: Ubiquity Press, 2014. An open access publication.

Let's Put Data to Use: Digital Scholarship for the Next Generation, Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Electronic Publishing, IOS Press, 2014. Open access publication.

Linked Open Data: creating knowledge out of interlinked data. Edited by Sören Auer, Volha Bryl, Sebastian Tramp. Springer, 2014. Open access book available on SpringerLink

Open Access Journals

Biodiversity Data Journal open access

Data Science Journal open access

International Journal of Digital Curation open access

Journal of Digital Information open access

Journal of Open Archaeology Data "peer reviewed data papers describing archaeology datasets with high reuse potential"

Journal of Open Psychology Data open access

Open Health Data open access

Open Innovation an online journal published by Socrata, covering the topic of open data


Big data: the next frontier for innovation, competition and productivity by James Manyika et al. [McKinsy and Company] Insights and Publications, May 2011. Discussion of report on data produced by the McKinsey Global Institute, 2011. Report can be downloaded from this location.

Current Practice in Linked Open Data for the Ancient World edited by Thomas Elliott, Sebastian Heath, John Muccigrosso. Institute for the Study of the Ancient World (ISAW) Papers 7, 2014.

Data Citation Principles

Data on the Web Best Practices a report from W3C, first public working draft Feb. 24, 2015

Discussion of "text and data mining copyright exceptions introduced in the UK" (July 2014).

"Exploring the legal issues around open data and open hardware," posted on May 19, 2014 on opensource.com

How to find an appropriate research data repository? PLOS Tech (blog) posted Nov. 18, 2013

An introduction to linked open data Grad Hacker blog post, June 1, 2014

Is It Open Data? - Guide a beta project at the Open Knowledge Foundation

Linked Data Tim Berners Lee on linked data design issues (2006); includes Linked Open Data update (2010)

Open Data Field Guide

Open Data Handbook originally published in 2012

Privacy Tools for Sharing Data Research

State of Open Data: a selection of analyses and articles about open data, curated by Figshare. Figshare, 2016. For a discussion of the report and a link to the full text visit Digital Science.

Online Courses and MOOCs

Data, Analytics and Learning: An introduction to the logic and methods of analysis of data to improve teaching and learning. An edX course that will begin Oct. 20, 2014.

Data Carpentry a community that creates and teaches data workshops; some self-guided lessons available

Data Science Masters open source curriculum for learning the theory and technology of data science

School of Data independent learning modules

Visualizing Data A six module collection of Tedtalks created by Ted Studies