The United States Department of Agriculture, Natural Agricultural Library (USDA NAL) wanted a way to further its mission of encouraging new research and offering a repository for research findings. With its open data portal, USDA NAL can now do both, all while being in compliance with the federal open data initiative.
Tips you and your team can use to start building an open data portal of your own, or improve one you already have.
The state of government open data portals is not the best, but with DKAN steps can be taken to make sure you and your audience are getting the most out of your open data efforts.
Building and sustaining new technology has always been a collaborative process. From the people who develop it, to the people who explain what it can do, to people who use it in new ways, nearly everyone has taken part in creating, promoting, or transforming technology in some way during their lifetimes. Open source takes this… Read more »