Open data

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Public data


Report

Consumer data right - strategic assessment: outcomes

This report identifies ‘Open Finance’ as the next priority area to expand Consumer Data Rights (CDR).
Report

The state of open data 2021

The State of Open Data 2021 report is the sixth in the series and includes survey results and a collection of articles from global industry experts.
Interactive resource

Open Research toolkit

This toolkit was created by the Open Research Working Group, comprising representatives of the Australasian Research Management Society (ARMS) and the Council of Australian University Librarians (CAUL). The toolkit supports Australasian institutions to implement or further develop open research policy, strategy and practice.
Report

Open data in action: initiatives during the initial stage of the COVID-19 pandemic

Based on an open call for evidence, this report assesses how open government data (OGD) was used to react and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic during initial stage of the crisis (March-July 2020). It also seeks to transform lessons learned into considerations for policy-makers on...
Guide

The third wave of open data toolkit

This toolkit has been developed as a resource for data stewards and responsible data leaders at public, private, and civil society organisations, who are seeking new ways to create public value through cross-sector data collaboration.
Journal article

An empirical meta-analysis of the life sciences linked open data on the web

In this paper, the authors extract schemas from more than 80 biomedical linked open data sources into an Life Sciences Linked Open Data (LSLOD) schema graph and conduct an empirical meta-analysis to evaluate the extent of semantic heterogeneity across the LSLOD cloud.
Report

Judgments as data

This report addresses access to case law in New Zealand, why it is important, and how it can be improved, particularly for use in digital services. In particular, it calls for written decisions of courts and tribunals in New Zealand to be prepared and published...
Report

The state of open data 2020

The State of Open Data 2020 report is the fifth in the series and includes survey results and a collection of articles from global industry experts.
Journal article

Open data for sustainable development on a knowledge-based economy: the case of Botswana

This paper presents a conceptual design artefact, a theoretical framework that maps the open data pathway toward the achievement of a knowledge-based economy and sustainable economic development with a specific reference to Botswana, but which can be customised to meet the needs of other developing...
Guide

The emergence of a third wave of open data

The open data movement has thus far been limited by an overwhelming focus on the national and supranational levels. In this publication, the authors argue these (and many other) limitations necessitate additional improvements to accelerate the re-use of data to unleash the public good potential...
Report

Open content activities in libraries: same direction, different trajectories

This report synthesises findings from the 2018-19 Global Council survey on current and future planned open content activities for a global cohort of research and university libraries.
Report

Australian disability and violence data compendium

This compendium was produced as part of a University of Melbourne research project titled 'Violence against people with disabilities: maximising the use of data to inform the Royal Commission.' It aims to provide research directions for academics, policy makers and government.
Report

Innovation brokerage: enabling collaborations through emerging digital tech

This report examines the phenomenon of ‘digital innovation brokerage’ that aims to connect ideas, people, organisations, and communities through digital technologies.
Report

The state of open data 2019

The State of Open Data 2019 report is the fourth in the series and includes survey results and a collection of articles from global industry experts.
Report

Creating our values: open access for Aotearoa

This report provides five recommendations for how New Zealand can improve the implementation and accessibility of open source information.
Report

ARL white paper on Wikidata: opportunities and recommendations

In this white paper, a task force of expert Wikidata users recommend a variety of ways for librarians to use the open knowledge base in advancing global discovery of their collections, faculty, and institutions.
Report

State of the data and digital nation

This report provides an overview of the main data and digital transformation initiatives being implemented in Australia by the Commonwealth, state and territory governments. It features case studies of successful projects in areas including health, human services, community engagement, ID services, biodiversity and more.
Guide

The open policymaking playbook

This report recommends eight tech-enabled dialogic mechanisms for open and engaged policymaking to take advantage of collective intelligence.
Submission

Joint response to Plan S: implementation guidelines

This is a joint response prepared by the Australasian Open Access Strategy Group, the peak leadership organisation for 39 university librarians in Australia. Broadly we support the intent of Plan S, however in summary we believe that the implementation guidelines need particular attention.
Report

The state of open data 2018

Figshare's annual report looks at global attitudes towards open data. It includes survey results of researchers and a collection of articles from industry experts.