Reference Resource: “Sunlight Foundation Launches New Open Data Policy Hub”
The hub features four main resources: an open data policy step-by-step, which features all of the most practical logistics tips Sunlight has to offer about actually writing a policy; an open data policy generator, which is a form that’s based on Sunlight’s sample open data policy.
Local governments can enter specified information into the form and generate a viable open data policy; a set of open data policy guidelines, which include 31 best practices for creating an open data policy, ranging from which data should be opened to the public to how best to implement a new open data policy; and, finally, an open data policy collection, which includes more than 140 extant open data policies from state and local governments that can be used as examples.
About Gary Price
Gary Price (email@example.com) 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.