Library workers can make great use of NYC Open Data to both answer questions from library visitors and conduct their own research. For anyone who doesn’t know about it yet, NYC Open Data is a treasure trove of free information that can be tapped into easily, whatever your experience with data thus far. Through this class you will gain a deep, conceptual understanding of open data and practical experience using digital tools to find, filter, and visualize thousands of datasets about New York.
Attendees can expect to:
Learn to search and find relevant NYC Open Data datasets
Learn to perform basic analyses
Contextualize NYC open data to anyone seeking municipal information themselves
This webinar will be led by Małgosia Rejniak, Project Manager, NYC Mayor’s Office of Data Analytics (MODA) and Onedeige James, Civic Innovation Apprentice, BetaNYC.