May 16, 2022

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 ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.