January 21, 2021

Europe: Two New National Open Data Portals Set to Launch Soon

via the ePSIplatform Web Site:

1. Estonian Data Portal At End of Month

At a conference organised by the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications on open government data, the data portal was said to be ready at the end of February, and to be made available under the URL opendata.riik.ee. Currently the URL shows a place holder page of a Drupal CMS saying that a beta version of the portal is being finalized and tested.

2. Austrian National Dataportal in April

The Austrian national platform for open government data will be launched in April, the project lead Roland Ledinger of the Austrian Chancellor’s Office said in an interview with ORF (Austria’s public broadcaster).

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The new portal will launch with some 130 data sets, containing data from the mentioned cities, the national office of statistics, ministeries, as well as the judicial information system.

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) 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 Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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