Library Open Data Initiative

"Open data" is data published by a government entity for use by the public - it can include everything from budget and finance data to detailed scientific datasets of natural environments.  As trusted community providers of information and technology access, public libraries have a unique role to play in helping their communities publish, find, and use open data.  The Galecia Group is seeking libraries for our Library Open Data Initiative (LODI), a project that will foster increased awareness of the importance and availability of data to librarians, local governmen