Open Data

The following are links to selected 'Open Data' resources related to Education in the U.S. and around the world:     Videos
* Still gathering information and evaluating other Education data sets & web sites, e.g. U.K. EduBase, UNESCO Education Data, OECD StatExtracts, CCL Data & Reports ...

Open Data can be defined as 'selected data' that should be made freely available to everyone to use and republish as they wish, without restrictions from copyright, patents or other excessive control mechanisms.

'Open Data' Organizations

* Also check out The Open Data Handbook

* Try the new Google Fusion Tables & collaborative software tools for 'open data'.  Also, see Infographic Charts & Stats on Education

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Open Access & Open Data

When research information is not made 'publicly available' to a global scientific community, a corresponding price is paid in lost opportunities, barriers to innovation and collaboration, and the obvious problem of unknowing repetition of similar work.