New Report: "Best Practice Principles for Opening Up Government Information"
Title: “Best Practice Principles for Opening Up Government Information (7 Pages; PDF)
Source: Minnesota Historical Society (w/support from National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program)
This paper describes the issues many government agencies are facing as they attempt to become more transparent and accountable. It expands on a list of principles produced by open government advocates including the Sunlight Foundation and provides a lens to evaluate the extent to which government data is open and accessible to the public.
About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com.