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Open Data: Open Data Day 2023

Get excited for Open Data Day 2023!

March 21st, the library is hosting workshops and a raffle activity to encourage the community to learn more about open data. Check out this page for more info on what open data is and read below to see what workshops are available. Check out the Dear Data page to learn more about the activity.


Introduction to Civic Data: Exploring the City of Las Vegas Open Data Portal

Time: 10 - 10:45 am 


Learn about how open data can support civic engagement, research, and community action. There will be a demo of the City of Las Vegas Open Data Portal and some tips on tools available to work with the datasets. 


Open Research & GIS

Time: 11:30 - 12:30


Learn about how open data and open source software can be used in GIS projects. GIS is short for geographic information systems and uses geospatial data to better understand patterns and relationships to improve communication, management, and decision making.

Wikidata for Research

Time: 1:30 - 2:30 pm


Learn how to create and incorporate Wikidata into your research. Wikidata is a public, multilingual crowdsource knowledge graph. There will be a demo demonstrating how to create Wikidata and query Wikidata using the Wikidata Query Service.

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